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

File Number: US418
Review Date:
480204
Case Number: 000-50-5-18 (US vs Theo Otto Bernhardt et al)
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:

Bernhardt, Theo Otto - 10 Years (st. 450508)
Domis, Johann - 3 Years (st. 450505)
Hub, Emil - nolle prosequi
Jung, Hans Clemens - 5 Years (st. 450506)
Hackl, Paul - served but not tried
Kuehn, Karl - 3 Years (st. 450507)
Luetscher, Heinrich - 3 Years (st. 450508)
Purucker, Reinhard - Death Sentence
Strauss, Xaver - Life Sentence
Truckenbrodt, Walter - nolle prosequi
Wagner, Bernhard Fritz - 5 Years (st. 450520)
Wlotzka, Ewald - Death Sentence
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany, 470807-470925
Country where the crime had been committed: Austria
Crime Location: KL Mauthausen, (satellite camp KL Mauthausen), KL Gusen
Crime Date: 420101-450505
Victim: Prisoners, POW's, Jews
Nationality: Soviet, American, French, Polish, Czechoslavakian, Yugoslav, Belgian, British, German, Austrian, Dutch, unknown
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Mauthausen, KL Gusen
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 group executions, gassings and single killings of prisoners, mishandling of prisoners