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

File Number: US428
Review Date:
480401
Case Number: 000-50-5-29 (US vs Karl Bertsch et al)
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:

Bertsch, Karl - neither served nor tried
Gay, Emil Andreas - Death Sentence
Hassel, Friedrich
- neither served nor tried
Kansmeyer, Rudolf - Death Sentence
Kaupp, Erwin Georg - 20 Years (st. 450505)
Kaupp, Wilhelm - Death Sentence
Kirschmann, August H.
- neither served nor tried
Kuebler, Paul - neither served nor tried
Merten, Rudolf
- neither served nor tried
Pausch, Max - Death Sentence
Siellaf, Hans Willi E. - Death Sentence
Steinhardt, Georg F. - neither served nor tried
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany, 471013-471022
Country where the crime had been committed: Austria
Crime Location: (satellite camps KL Mauthausen) KL Gusen, KL St. Georgen; prisoner transport from KL Gusen to KL Linz (17-21 January 1945)
Crime Date: 420101-450505
Victim: Prisoners, POW's, Jews
Nationality: French, Polish, Soviet, French, Italian, Belgian, Dutch, Yugoslavian, unknown
Agency:  Detainment Center Staff KL Gusen, KL St. Georgen; Prisoner Functionary
Subject of the proceeding: Performing guard and supervisory duties in the concentration camp as well as on the prisoners' transport, 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. Shooting and hanging of prisoners