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

File Number: US452
Review Date:
480122
Case Number: 000-50-46-1 (US vs Wilhelm Loh et al)
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:

Humm, Martin - Death Sentence (R&R: Life Sentence)
Krauss, Heinrich - not tried
Kuss, Gerhard - not tried
Loh, Wilhelm - Death Sentence (R&R: Life Sentence)
Vissmann [Wissmann], Edmund - Death Sentence (R&R: Life Sentence)
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany, 471105-471112
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany
Crime Location: KL Flossenbürg, (satellite camps KL Flossenbürg) KL Hainichen, KL Altenhammer, KL Hersbruck, KL Würzburg; evacuation march from KL Flossenbürg (April 1945)
Crime Date: 390901-450505
Victim: Prisoners, POW's, Jews
Nationality: Polish, Hungarian, Czechoslovakian, Italian, Soviet, Greek, French, unknown
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Flossenbürg, KL Hainichen, KL Altenhammer, KL Hersbruck, KL Würzburg; 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. Mishandling (partly fatal) of prisoners.