Nazi Crimes on Trial
'Dachau Trials'
Trials by U.S. Army Courts in Europe 1945 - 1948

File Number: US341
Review Date:
470806
Case Number:
000-50-2-60 (US vs Joseph Peter Anton Ernst et al)
Crime Category:
War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:

Ernst, Joseph Peter Anton - 10 Years
Schuetz, Karl - 10 Years
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470310-470311
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany, Austria
Crime Location: KL Dachau, KL Allach, KL Plansee (satellite camps of KL Dachau)
Crime Date: 420101-450429
Victim:
Prisoners, POW's
Nationality:
Soviet, Polish, Czech, French, Belgian
Agency: Detainment center staff KL Dachau, KL Allach, KL Plansee
Subject of the proceeding: Performing guard and supervisory duties in the KL, thereby participating in the subjection of POW's and civilian nationals of nations at war with Germany to cruelties and mistreatment. Mishandling of (ill) prisoners; transfer of sick prisoners who were no longer able to work  from KL Allach to KL Dachau, from where they were sent on to "liquidation camps" *

* Editor's note: probably the annihilation center Hartheim within the context of the so-called 'Aktion 14 f 13'