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

File Number: US409
Review Date:
480123
Case Number: 000-50-5-8 (US vs Willi Auerswald et al)
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:

Auerswald, Willi - Death Sentence
Freyholdt, Hans - 15 Years (st. 450508)
Fernandez, Moses - neither served nor tried
Fusten, Hermann - Death Sentence
Heess, Otto - Life Sentence
Kolbe, Karl - 5 Years (st. 450506)
Kuehn, Werner - Life Sentence (R&R: 3 Years; st. 470717)
Schiller, Alwin - 10 Years (st. 450508)
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany, 470702-470717
Country where the crime had been committed: Austria
Crime Location: KL Mauthausen, (satellite camps of KL Mauthausen) KL Steyr, KL St. Aegyd, KL St. Lambrecht
Crime Date: 420101-450505
Victim: Prisoners, Jews, POW's
Nationality: Spanish, Polish, Soviet, Italian, Yugoslav, Czech, unknown
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Mauthausen, Steyr, St. Aegyd, St. Lambrecht
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 and killing of prisoners