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

File Number: US364
Review Date:
470814
Case Number:
000-50-2-83 (US vs Oskar Knoche et al)
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:

Heyne, Jon Wilhelm - 4 Years (st. 450501)
Knoche, Oskar Hermann Franz - 4 Years (st. 450501)
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470502 - 470505
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany
Crime Location: KL Dachau, KL Augsburg, KL Bäumenheim, KL Lauingen, KL Augsburg-Pfersee (satellite camps KL Dachau); evacuation march from KL Dachau to Koenigsdorf (26 April 1945)
Crime Date: 420101-450429
Victim:
Prisoners, POW's
Nationality: unknown
Agency: Detainment center staff KL Dachau, KL Augsburg, KL Bäumenheim, KL Lauingen, KL Augsburg-Pfersee
Subject of the proceeding: Performing guard and supervisory duties in the concentration camps as well as during the evacuation march, thereby participating in the subjection of POW's and civilian nationals of nations at war with Germany to cruelties and mistreatment