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

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Case Number: 000-50-5-46 (US vs Hanscarl von Posern)
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers

Von Posern, Hanscarl - Life Sentence
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany, 471104-471107
Country where the crime had been committed: Austria
Crime Location: KL Mauthausen (satellite camp KL Mauthausen), KL Valentin
Crime Date: 420101-450505
Victim: Prisoners, POW's, Jews
Nationality: Polish, Yugoslavian, Soviet, unknown
Agency: Prisoner Functionary KL Mauthausen, KL Valentin
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. Fatal mishandling and hanging of prisoners