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

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Case Number: 000-50-5-31 (US vs Karl Glas et al)
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers

Glas, Karl - Life Sentence
Kirchner, Kurt - Death Sentence
Pillixeder, Franz - 30 Years (st. 470217)
Slupetzki, Anton - 5 Years (st. 450802)
Vetter, Helmuth - Death Sentence
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany, 470728-470812
Country where the crime had been committed: Austria
Crime Location: (satellite camp KL Mauthausen) KL Gusen
Crime Date: 420101-450505
Victim: Prisoners, POW's, Jews
Nationality: Polish, Hungarian, Greek, Soviet, unknown
Agency:  Detainment Center Staff KL Gusen; Prisoner Functionary
Subject of the proceeding: Performing guard and supervisory duties in the concentration camps, 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. Administrative participation in the execution of prisoners and in the killing of invalid prisoners within the context of the so-called 'invalids Aktion' (Hartheim). Killing of prisoners by gassing and by means of poisonous injections