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

File Number: US451
Review Date:
470521
Case Number: 000-50-46 (US vs Joseph Becker et al)
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:

Becker, Friedrich - nolle prosequi
Becker, Joseph -1 Year (st. 450503)
Berger, Franz - 3½ Years (st. 450607)
Blomberg, Konrad - Death Sentence
Bongartz, Peter - 15 Years (st. 450502)
Brusch, Wilhelm - Death Sentence (Approving Authority: Life Sentence)
Buddensieg, Ludwig - Life Sentence
Buttner, Karl - Acquittal
Degner, Georg - nolle prosequi
Eisbusch, Christian - Death Sentence
Fahrnbauer, August -15 Years (st. 450519)
Geisberger, Johann - Life Sentence
Gerhardt [Gelhardt], Michael - Life Sentence
Gieselmann, Karl Frederick Alois - Acquittal
Ginschel, August - Death Sentence
Graeber, Karl - 10 Years (st. 450502)
Haubold, Gerhard - 20 Years (st. 450514)
Hauser, Josef - Death Sentence
Herz, Peter - Acquittal
Hoinisch, Georg - Acquittal
Jakubith, Alois - Life Sentence
Keiling, Karl - Death Sentence (R&R: Life Sentence)
Lipinski, Hans Johann - 10 Years (st. 450826)
Losch, Eduard - 20 Years (st. 450503)
Mathoi, Karl - Life Sentence
Matzke, Gustav - 10 Years (st. 451217)
Maurer, Raymond - 30 Years (st. 450709)
Mohr, Christian - Death Sentence
Mussfeldt, Erich - Life Sentence
Neye, Walter Paul Adolf - 15 Years (st. 450507)
Olschewski, Willi - Death Sentence
Oswalt, Josef - nolle prosequi
Pachen, Hermann - Life Sentence
Pauliczek [Pawliczek], Otto - Life Sentence
Penz, Erich - Life Sentence
Pinter, Josef - Life Sentence
Retzlaff, Theodor - Acquittal
Reupsch, Walter - 20 Years (st. 450509)
Roller, Albert - Death Sentence
Schmitz, Heinrich - nolle prosequi
Schreiber, Kurt Erich - 20 Years (st. 450705)
Schubert, Alois - Death Sentence (R&R: Life Sentence)
Schwanner, Cornelius - Death Sentence
Schwarz, Ludwig - Death Sentence
Sczetynskyi, Stepan - not tried
Skierka, Bruno - Death Sentence
Sommerfeld, Hermann - 15 Years (st. 450428)
Weilbach, Georg - Life Sentence
Winkler, Ludwig - nolle prosequi
Wodak, Wenzel - nolle prosequi
Wolf, Erhard Ernst - Death Sentence
Wurst, Josef - Death Sentence
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany, 460612-470122
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany
Crime Location: KL Flossenbürg, (satellite camps KL Flossenbürg), KL Wolkenburg, KL Johanngeorgenstadt, KL Hersbruck, KL Ganacker, KL Plattling, KL Landau, KL Krondorf, KL Lengenfeld, KL Obertraubling, KL Mülsen, KL Holleischen, KL Leitmeritz; evacuation march from KL Wolkenburg to KL Dachau (13-27 April 1945), from KL Flossenbürg to KL Dachau (April 1945), from KL Hersbruck to KL Dachau, from KL Plattling (April 1945), from KL Lengenfeld to KL Johanngeorgenstadt (April 1945)
Crime Date: 390901-450505
Victim: Prisoners, POW's, Jews, Gypsies
Nationality: Polish, Soviet, Belgian, French, Italian, Greek, Czechoslovakian, Hungarian, unknown
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Flossenbürg, KL Wolkenburg, KL Johanngeorgenstadt, KL Hersbruck, KL Ganacker, KL Plattling, KL Landau, KL Krondorf, KL Lengenfeld, KL Obertraubling, KL Mülsen, KL Holleischen, KL Leitmeritz; Prisoner Functionary
Subject of the proceeding: Performing guard and supervisory duties in the concentration camps as well as during the evacuation transports, thereby participating in the subjection of POW's and civilian nationals of nations at war with Germany to cruelties and mistreatment. Shooting of prisoners during the evacuation transports and in the camps. Mishandling (partially fatal) and hanging of prisoners. Killing of prisoners by means of lethal injections