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

File Number: US370
Review Date:
470724
Case Number:
000-50-2-89 (US vs Wilhelm Metzler et al)
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:

Ferg, Christian - 5 Years (st. 460621)
Metzler, Wilhelm* - 10 Years (st. 460528)
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470710
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany
Crime Location: KL Dachau, KL Horgau, KL Allach (satellite camps KL Dachau); Russiand prisoners' transport from Buchberg to Bad Tolz
Crime Date: 420101-450429
Victim:
Prisoners, POW's
Nationality: Russian, Italian, Yugoslav, Polish, French, Belgian, unknown
Agency: Detainment center staff KL Dachau, KL Horgau, KL Allach; prisoner functionary
Subject of the proceeding: Performing guard and supervisory duties in the concentration camps, thereby participating in the subjection of POW's and civilian nationals of nations at war with Germany to cruelties and mistreatment. Mishandling of prisoners as a Capo and participation in the shooting of Russian POW's

* Capo