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

File Number: US421
Review Date:
480218
Case Number: 000-50-5-21 (US vs Josef Kattner et al)
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:

Brandt, Olf* - 3 Years (st. 450508)
Czuniak, Josef - neither served nor tried
Gerbig, Emil - Acquittal
Kattner, Josef - Acquittal
Kleinguenther, Otto Friedrich - Death Sentence
Lothaller, Johann - Acquittal
Malleschits, Stefan -10 Years (st. 450508)
Wohlrab, Christian - Death Sentence
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany, 470817-470909
Country where the crime had been committed: Austria
Crime Location: KL Mauthausen (satellite camps KL Mauthausen), KL Loiblpass, KL Gusen, KL Eisenerz, KL Linz, KL Melk, KL Gross Raming, KL Schlier; evacuation march from KL Mauthausen to Gunskirchen (April 1945)
Crime Date: 420101-450505
Victim: Prisoners, POW's, Jews
Nationality: Polish, Soviet Czechoslovakian, Austrian, Hungarian, German, Greek, Yugoslavian, French, unknown
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Mauthausen, KL Loiblpass, KL Gusen, KL Eisenerz, KL Linz, KL Melk, KL Gross Raming, KL Schlier
Subject of the proceeding: Performing guard and supervisory duties in the concentration camps as well as on the evacuation march, thereby participating in the subjection of POW's and civilian nationals of nations at war with Germany to cruelties and mistreatment. Participation in the 'mercy killing' of sick prisoners by the administration of lethal  (gasoline) injections and by gassings. Escorting prisoners to the Hartheim 'mercy killing' extermination center, shooting of exhausted prisoners during the evacuation march

* Also KL Flossenbürg