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

File Number: US390
Review Date:
480203
Case Number: US390 Case No. 000-50-2-109 (US vs Johannes Berscheid et al) Tried 25 Aug. 47
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:

Berscheid, Johannes - 15 Years (st. 450427)
Bolk, Wilhelm - 15 Years (st. 450427)
Bosch, Jakob Peter - Acquittal
Budde, Friedrich Rudolf - nolle prosequi
Denesowytsch, Iwan - 5 Years (st. 450525)
Euchner, Emil - 5 Years (st. 450525)
Lehner, Heinrich - 5 Years (st. 451102)
Maisel, Michael - served, not tried
Moeckesch, Fritz Wilhelm - served, not tried
Pietzarka, Franz - 15 Years (st. 450427)
Sanders, Friedrich Wilhelm - served, not tried
Schumacher, Emil - served, not tried
Spengler, Josef - served, not tried
Silbernagel, Franz Ludwig - Acquittal
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany, 470812-470825
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany
Crime Location: KL Dachau, KL Augsburg, KL Lauingen (satellite camps KL Dachau)
Crime Date: 420101-450429
Victim: Prisoners, POW's
Nationality: Soviet, French, unknown
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Dachau, KL Augsburg, KL Lauingen
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