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

File Number: US417
Review Date:
480302
Case Number: 000-50-5-17 (US vs Waldemar Barner et al)
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:

Barner, Waldemar -15 Years (st. 450528)
Firsching, Franz - 3 Years (st. 450505)
Geissler, Ferdinand - found not guilty by reason of insanity
Ginters, Ludwig - 8 Years (st. 450505)
Hochwitz, Wilhelm - 5 Years (st. 450505)
Hub, Emil - Acquittal
Ruber, Viktor - 8 Years (st. 450505)
Soens, Jacob - 5 Years (st. 450505)
Uebener,Willi - 3 Years (st. 450505)
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany, 470829-470909
Country where the crime had been committed: Austria
Crime Location: KL Mauthausen, (satellite camps KL Mauthausen) KL (Wien-)Schwechat, KL (Wien-)Hinterbrühl (Mödling), KL (Wien)-Floridsdorf; evacuation march from KL Wien-Hinterbrühl to KL Mauthausen (April 1945)
Crime Date: 420101-450505
Victim: Prisoners, POW's, Jews
Nationality: Soviet, French, Polish, Czechoslovakian, German, unknown
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Mauthausen, KL (Wien-)Schwechat, KL (Wien-)Hinterbrühl (Mödling), KL (Wien)-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