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

File Number: US458
Review Date:
480201
Case Number: 000-50-136 (US vs Franz Auer et al)
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:

Auer, Franz - Death Sentence
Bechmann [Bachmann], Karl - Acquittal
Bayha, Wilhelm - 10 Years (st. 470513)
Engelhardt, Heinrich - Life Sentence
Flocken, Erika - Death Sentence
Gickeleiter, Karl - 20 Years (st. 470513)
Giesler, Hermann - Life Sentence (R&R: 25 Years; st. 470513)
Gottchling [Gottschling], Daniel - 15 Years (st. 470513)
Griesinger, Wilhelm - 20 Years (st. 470513)
Jergas, Wilholm [Wilhelm] - Death Sentence
Ostermann, Anton - Acquittal
Schmidberger, Jakob - 20 Years (st. 470513)
Spaeth, Herbert - Death Sentence (R&R: Life Sentence)
Sperling, Otto - Death Sentence (R&R: Life Sentence)
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany, 470401-470513
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany
Crime Location: KL Mühldorf (satellite camp KL Dachau)
Crime Date: 420101-450508
Victim: Prisoners, POW's, Jews
Nationality: Hungarian, French, Italian, Rumanian, Polish, unknown
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL KL Mühldorf; Organisation Todt
Subject of the proceeding: Performing guard and supervisory duties in the concentration camp, thereby participating in the subjection of POW's and civilian nationals of nations at war with Germany to cruelties and mistreatment. Mishandling (partly fatal) and shooting of prisoners. Medical mistreatment of prisoners. Performing selections for so-called invalid transports to KL Auschwitz)