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

File Number: US408
Review Date:
480304
Case Number: 000-50-5-6 (US vs Hans Joachim Geiger et al)
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:

Binzenbach, Paul - 3 Years (st. 450517)
Deistler, Paul - 3 Years (st. 450508)
Euler, Emil - 10 Years (st. 450417)
Geiger, Hans Joachim - 20 Years (st. 460520)
Grutzi, Max 10 Years (st. 450516)
Kobilke, Lothar - 15 Years (st. 450516)
Kramer, Max - 20 Years (st. 450527)
Krauss, Stefan - Acquittal
Meier, Mathaeus - 20 Years (st. 450611)
Petrina, Karl - served, but not tried
Rosenthal, Paul - not served, not tried
Schiffter, Otto - Acquittal
Wiener, Albert* - 3 Years (st. 450814)
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany, 470721-470723
Country where the crime had been committed: Austria
Crime Location: (satellite camps of KL Mauthausen) KL Ebensee, KL Wiener-Neudorf, KL Melk, KL Gusen, KL Wels ('Welz'), KL Gross-Raming; evacuation transport from KL Melk to KL Ebensee (April 1945)
Crime Date: 420101-450505
Victim: Prisoners, Jews, POW's
Nationality: French, Italian, Spanish, Soviet, Polish, Yugoslav, Hungarian, unknown
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Ebensee, Wiener-Neudorf, Melk, Gusen; Prisoner Functionary KL Wels
Subject of the proceeding: Performing guard and supervisory duties in the concentration camps as well as on the prisoners' transport, thereby participating in the subjection of POW's and civilian nationals of nations at war with Germany to cruelties and mistreatment. Mishandling and killing of prisoners

* Also at KL Dachau