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

File Number: US453
Review Date:
480204
Case Number: 000-50-46-2 (US vs Ferdinand Wilhelm et al)
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:

Doeplitz, Ernst - 10 Years (st. 450504)
Fiedler, Albert - 10 Years (st. 450619)
Klute, Josef - served but not tried
Weyrich, Emil - 2 Years (st. 460320)
Wilhelm, Ferdinand - 3 Years (st. 450423)
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany, 471112-471121
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany
Crime Location: KL Flossenbürg; evacuation march from KL Flossenbürg to KL Dachau (April 1945)
Crime Date: 420101-450508
Victim: Prisoners, POW's
Nationality: Czechoslovakian, Polish, Rumanian, French, Soviet, unknown
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Flossenbürg; 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 of prisoners. Shooting of prisoners during the evacuation march