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

File Number: US413
Review Date:
480405
Case Number: 000-50-5-12 (US vs Hans Giovanazzi et al)
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:

Giovanazzi, Hans - Death Sentence (R&R: Life Sentence)
Nuszkowski, Richard - 10 Years (R&R: 3 Years; st. 450505)
Panhans, Alois* - 20 Years (R&R: 10 Years; st. 450505)
Schaefer, Robert - 5 Years (st. 450525)
Schmitz, Theo - Death Sentence
Seebach, Georg - served but not tried
Stuetz, Florian - 30 Years (R&R: 5 Years; st. 450505)
Wagner, Heinrich - Life Sentence
Wefers, Robert - Acquittal
Weishar, Ferdinand - served but not tried
Wichmann, Otto - neither served nor tried
Winter, Leopold - 10 Years (R&R: 3 Years; st. 450507)
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany, 470626-470701
Country where the crime had been committed: Austria
Crime Location: KL Mauthausen, (satellite camp of KL Mauthausen) KL Gusen, KL Wiener-Neustadt, KL Wiener-Neudorf, KL Wien-Schwechat, KL Dippoldsau, KL Ebensee; prisoners' transports (September 1943 - September 1944), evacuation transport from KL Wiener-Neudorf to KL Gusen/Mauthausen (2 April 1945)
Crime Date: 420101-450505
Victim: Prisoners, Jews, POW's
Nationality: Italian, French, Polish, Soviet, Greek, Belgian, Arabian, Norwegian, Hungarian, Rumanian, unknown
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Mauthausen, Gusen, Wiener-Neustadt, Wiener-Neudorf, Wien-Schwechat, Dippoldsau, Ebensee
Subject of the proceeding: Performing guard and supervisory duties in the concentration camps as well as on the evacuation transport, thereby participating in the subjection of POW's and civilian nationals of nations at war with Germany to cruelties and mistreatment. Partially fatal mishandling of prisoners. Mishandling of prisoners. Killing of invalid inmates by administration of lethal injections in the Gusen dispensary and by other means

* Also KL Buchenwald