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

File Number: US431
Review Date:
480217
Case Number: 000-50-5-32 (US vs Karl Horcicka et al)
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:

Dopierala, Wladislaus - neither served nor tried
Gaertner [Gärtner], Karl - Life Sentence
Glas, Johann - 20 Years (st. 470228)
Horcicka, Karl - Death Sentence
Schroegler [Schrögler], Karl - Death Sentence
Voight [Voigt], Otto - Acquittal
Wirth, Johann - 3 Years (st. 450505)
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany, 471002-471010
Country where the crime had been committed: Austria
Crime Location: (satellite camp KL Mauthausen) KL Gusen
Crime Date: 420101-450505
Victim: Prisoners, POW's
Nationality: Polish, Soviet, Italian, Yugoslavian, French, Spanish, unknown
Agency:  Detainment Center Staff KL Gusen; Prisoner Functionary
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. Mishandling (partly fatal) of prisoners