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

File Number: US399
Review Date:
480219
Case Number: US399 Case No. 000-50-2-119 (US vs Ernst Schmidt)
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:

Schmidt, Ernst - Life Sentence
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany, 470822-470826
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany
Crime Location: KL Dachau
Crime Date: 420101-450429
Victim: Prisoners, POW's
Nationality: Soviet, German, Polish, French, Austrian, unknown
Agency: Prisoner functionary KL Dachau
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 ill prisoners, in part with fatal results