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

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Case Number:
000-50-2-85 (US vs Karl Kuszmierczyk / Kuczmierczyk)
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers

Kuszmierczyk [Kuczmierczyk], Karl - Death Sentence (R&R: Life Sentence)
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470516
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany
Crime Location: KL Kaufering, KL Landshut, KL Augsburg-Pfersee (satellite camps KL Dachau); prisoners' transport from KL Kaufering to KL Landshut (December 1944), evacuation march from KL Landshut to KL Dachau (February 1945)
Crime Date: 420101-450429
Prisoners, POW's
Nationality: Polish
Agency: Detainment center staff KL Kaufering, Landshut, Augsburg-Pfersee
Subject of the proceeding: Performing guard and supervisory duties in the concentration camps as well as during the evacuation march and prisoners' transport, thereby participating in the subjection of POW's and civilian nationals of nations at war with Germany to cruelties and mistreatment. Mishandling of two Polish inmates of KL Landshut, who died afterwards as a result of the beatings