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

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Case Number: US403 Case No. 000-50-5-1 (US vs Hans Bergerhoff et al)
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers

Bergerhoff, Hans - Death Sentence (R&R: 10 Years; st. 470623)
Dudzinzki, Richard - Death Sentence (R&R: 9 Years; st. 470623)
Felsch, Friedrich - Life Sentence (R&R: 20 Years;  st. 470623)
Fink, Ottmar - 20 Years (st. 450505) (R&R: 10 Years; st. 450505)
Geyer, Max - Acquittal
Leibauer, Otto -Death Sentence (R&R: 20 Years; st. 470623)
Nessl, Erwin Hermann - 10 Years (st. 450505) (R&R: 3 Years; st. 450505)
Richter, Alfred - Life Sentence (R&R: disapproval of findings & sentence)
Schoepperle, Karl - Death Sentence
Spielhofer, Josef - Life Sentence (R&R: 2 Years; st. 470623)
Streng, Karl - Death Sentence
Zink, Otto - 10 Years (st. 450505) (R&R: 4 Years; st. 450505)
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany, 470617-470623
Country where the crime had been committed: Austria
Crime Location: KL Mauthausen (satellite camps KL Mauthausen) KL Gross-Raming, KL Linz I and III ('Klein München'); prisoners' transports from KL Mauthausen to KL Linz III (July and August 1944) and from KL Mauthausen to Linz (February 1945)
Crime Date: 420101-450505
Victim: Prisoners, POW's, Jews
Nationality: Yugoslav, Soviet, Polish, Hungarian, Dutch, German, French, Italian, unknown
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Mauthausen, KL Gross-Raming, KL Linz I and III
Subject of the proceeding: Performing guard and supervisory duties in the concentration camps as well as on the prisoners' transports, thereby participating in the subjection of POW's and civilian nationals of nations at war with Germany to cruelties and mistreatment. Mishandling and killing of prisoners