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

File Number: US382
Review Date:
480206
Case Number: 000-50-2-101 (US vs August Burkhardt et al)
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:

Burkhardt, August - 2 Years, 4 Months (st. 450427)
Kraus, Alfred - 15 Years (st. 470424)
Wehner, Karl Hans - 5 Years (st. 450504)
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany, 470616-470617
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany
Crime Location: KL Dachau, KL Friedrichshafen, KL Augsburg-Pfersee, KL Ottobrunn, KL Allach (satellite camps KL Dachau), prisoner transport from KL Dachau to KL Friedrichshafen, prisoner transport from KL Dachau to Implin (=?), January 1944, evacuation transport from KL Augsburg to Schwabmünchen, April 1945, evacuation transport from KL Ottobrunn to KL Oetztal, April 1945
Crime Date: 420101-450429
Victim: Prisoners, POW's
Nationality: Russian, Polish, Czech, Italian, unknown
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Dachau, KL Friedrichshafen, KL Augsburg-Pfersee, KL Ottobrunn, KL Allach
Subject of the proceeding: Performing guard and supervisory duties in the concentration camps and during the prisoners' transports, thereby participating in the subjection of POW's and civilian nationals of nations at war with Germany to cruelties and mistreatment. Mishandling of prisoners