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

File Number: US395
Review Date:
480217
Case Number: US395 Case No. 000-50-2-115 (US vs Johann Koenig et al)
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:

Eschner, Adolf - neither served nor tried
Koenig, Johann - Life Sentence
Kurz, Rolf - 20 Years (st. 450507)
Paulus, Ernst Hermann - 5 Years (st. 450504)
Pfeuffer, Georg - neither served nor tried
Schaefer, Artur - 20 Years (st. 450508) (R&R: 5 Years)
Schneider, Karl Heinrich - Life Sentence
Steinke, Paul Willi Walter - neither served nor tried
Wachberger, Karl Johann - served but not tried
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany, 470929-471007
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany
Crime Location: KL Allach (satellite camp KL Dachau); prisoners' transports to Eisenach, Bleischach and KL Kaufbeuren; evacuation march from KL Allach to Oetztal/Wolfratshausen (April 1945)
Crime Date: 420101-450429
Victim: Prisoners, POW's
Nationality: French, Latvian, Soviet, Polish, Italian, unknown
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Allach
Subject of the proceeding: Performing guard and supervisory duties in the concentration camps as well as during the prisoners' transports and the evacuation march, thereby participating in the subjection of POW's and civilian nationals of nations at war with Germany to cruelties and mistreatment. Mishandling of prisoners, in part with fatal results