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

File Number: US414
Review Date:
480128
Case Number: 000-50-5-13 (US vs Johann Haider et al)
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:

Bollhorst, Heinz - served but not tried
Frindt, Mathias - neither served not tried
Fullgraf, Herbert* - Life Sentence
Haider, Johann - Life Sentence
Hirsch, Rudolf - 10 Years (st. 450505)
Iskra, Matheus - Acquittal
Kisch, Josef - Death Sentence
Scherer, Johann - neither served nor tried
Steinmetz, Martin - 7 Years (st. 450506) (R&R: 3 Years)
Stoeckel, Daniel - 7 Years (st. 450506) (R&R: 2 Years)
Uscharewitsch, Stefan - 7 Years (st. 450507) (R&R: 2 Years)
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany, 470903-470912
Country where the crime had been committed: Austria
Crime Location: KL Mauthausen
Crime Date: 420101-450505
Victim: Prisoners, Jews, POW's
Nationality: German, Czechoslowakian, Yugoslavian, Polish, Hungarian, French, Dutch, British, American, Soviet
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Mauthausen
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. Participation in the killing (by group shootings as well as by mass gassings and mishandling) of inmates and prisoners brought to Mauthausen from elsewhere. Participation in the so-called invalid-Aktion, whereby sick prisoners were taken to the Hartheim castle and gassed there. Shooting of prisoners in the so-called Vienna Ditch (Wiener Graben)

* also Neuengamme and Oranienburg