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

File Number: US400
Review Date:
471215
Case Number: US400 Case No. 000-50-2-120 (US vs Peter Otter)
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:

Otter, Peter - Death Sentence (partial disapproval of findings; Life Sentence)
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany, 470814-470818
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany
Crime Location: KL Dachau
Crime Date: 3910-4007
Victim: Prisoners, POW's, Jews, Jehova's Witnesses
Nationality: Polish, Yugoslav, unknown
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Dachau
Subject of the proceeding: Mishandling of Jewish and other prisoners, in part with fatal results. Participation in the shooting of 38 Polish inmates