'Dachau Trials'
Trials by U.S. Army Courts in Europe 1945 - 1948

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Case Number: 000-50-5-23 (US vs Franz Kofler et al)
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers

Buchmann, Paul Robert - served but not tried
Buetgen, Hermann Franz - 3 Years (st. 451014)
Dworsky, Ferruccio - neither served nor tried
Flaucher, Quirin - Death Sentence
Hehl, Filipp - neither served nor tried
Heller, Michael - Death Sentence
Kofler, Franz - Death Sentence
Lennert, Stefan - Acquittal
Petrat, Gustav - Death Sentence
Reuter, Arno Albert - 2 Years (st. 450610)
Thielmann, Emil - Life Sentence
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany, 470807-470821
Country where the crime had been committed: Austria
Crime Location: KL Mauthausen, (satellite camps KL Mauthausen) KL Gross-Raming, KL Linz, KL Schlier (Redl Zipf), KL Gusen; evacuation march from KL Mauthausen to Gunskirchen (April 1945)
Crime Date: 420101-450505
Victim: Prisoners, POW's, Jews
Nationality: Dutch, Yugoslavian, Belgian, French, Soviet, Polish, German, Czechoslovakian, Austrian, Hungarian, American, British, Canadian, Italian, Swedish, unknown
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Mauthausen, KL Gross-Raming, KL Linz, KL Schlier (Redl Zipf), KL Gusen; Prisoner Functionary
Subject of the proceeding: Performing guard and supervisory duties in the concentration camps as well as on the evcauation 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. Killing of prisoners by shooting and by chasing them into the electric fence and by gassing. Killing of prisoners at the Vienna Ditch (Wiener Graben). Shooting of exhausted prisoners during the evacuation march