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

File Number: US416
Review Date:
Case Number: 000-50-5-15 (US vs Paul Fenner et al)
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers

Fenner, Paul - Life Sentence
Koetzle, Otto - 10 Years (st. 450505)
Marakowitz, Josef - served but not tried
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany, 470721-470722
Country where the crime had been committed: Austria
Crime Location: KL Mauthausen, (satellite camps KL Mauthausen) KL (Wien-)Agfa? ("Aafa"), KL St. Lambrecht, KL Wien-Schwechat (Mödling), KL Floridsdorf; evacuation march from KL Agfa to KL Steyr (April 1945)
Crime Date: 420101-450505
Victim: Prisoners, POW's
Nationality: German, Polish, Soviet
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Mauthausen, (satellite camps KL Mauthausen) KL (Wien-)Agfa? ("Aafa"), KL St. Lambrecht, KL Schwechat (Mödling), KL Floridsdorf; Prisoner Functionary (Kapo)
Subject of the proceeding: Performing guard and supervisory duties in the concentration camps as well as during the evacuation march, thereby participating in the subjection of POW's and civilian nationals of nations at war with Germany to cruelties and mistreatment. Mishandling (partly fatal) of prisoners and shooting of prisoners during the evacuation march