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

File Number: US440
Review Date:
480224
Case Number: 000-50-5-43 (US vs Franz Pavela)
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:

Pavela, Franz - 25 Years (st. 450507)
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany, 470924-470926
Country where the crime had been committed: Austria
Crime Location: (satellite camps KL Mauthausen), KL Wien Schwechat, KL Floridsdorf, KL Wien-Hinterbrühl; evacuation march from KL Hinterbrühl to KL Mauthausen (30 March 1945)
Crime Date: 420101-450505
Victim: Prisoners, POW's
Nationality: German, Yugoslavian, Belgian, Soviet, Polish, unknown
Agency:  Prisoner Functionary KL Wien-Schwechat, KL Floridsdorf, KL Wien-Hinterbrühl
Subject of the proceeding: Performing guard and supervisory duties in the concentration camps and 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. Participation in the hanging of prisoners. Shooting of prisoners