This page lists the verdicts and sentences passed upon the defendants in the British War Crimes trial held concerning the Bergen-Belsen camp.
The counts faced by each defendant, the verdict and where found guilty the sentence are shown.
The two counts deal with offences alleged to have been committed at Belsen (Count One) and at Aushwitz (Count Two).
At Bergen-Belsen, Germany, between 1 October 1942 and 30 April 1945, when members of the staff of Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp responsible for the well-being of the persons interned there, in violation of the law and usages of war, were together concerned as parties to the ill-treatment of certain of such persons, causing the deaths of Keith Meyer (a British national), Anna Kis, Sara Kohn (both Hungarian nationals), Heinrich Glinovjechy and Maria Konatkevicz (both Polish nationals) and Marcel Freson de Montigny (a French national), Maurice Van Eijnsbergen (a Dutch national), Maurice Van Mevlenaar (a Belgian national), Jan Markowski and Georgej Ferenz (both Polish nationals), Salvatore Verdura (an Italian national) and Therese Klee (a British national of Honduras), Allied nationals, and other Allied nationals whose names are unknown, and physical suffering to other persons interned there, Allied nationals, and particularly to Harold Osmund le Druillenec (a British national), Benec Zuchermann, a female internee named Korperova, a female internee named Hoffmann, Luba Rormann, Isa Frydmann (all Polish nationals) and Alexandra Siwdowa, a Russian national and other Allied nationals whose names are unknown.Count One.
At Auschwitz, Poland, between 1 October 1942 and 30 April 1945, when members of the staff at Auschwitz Concentration Camp responsible for the well-being of the persons interned there, in violation of the law and usages of war, were together concerned as parties to the ill-treatment of certain of such persons, causing the deaths of Rachella Silberstein (a Polish national), Allied nationals, and other Allied nationals whose names are unknown, and physical suffering to other persons interned there, Allied nationals, and particularly to Eva Gryka and Hanka Rosenwayg (both Polish nationals) and other Allied nationals whose names are unknown.Count Two.
The prosecution case against the following were dropped as they were unable to be in court: Nikolas Jenner (13), Paul Steinmetz (15) and Walter Melcher (24).
|1||Kramer J||G||G||Death by Hanging|
|2||Klein F||G||G||Death by Hanging|
|3||Weingartner P||G||G||Death by Hanging|
|5||Hoessler F||NG||G||Death by Hanging|
|6||Bormann J||NG||G||Death by Hanging|
|7||Volkenrath E||G||G||Death by Hanging|
|8||Ehlert H||G||NG||15 years Imprisonment|
|9||Grese I||G||G||Death by Hanging|
|11||Lohbauer H||G||G||10 years Imprisonment|
|16||Flrazich K||G||–||Death by Hanging|
|17||Gura L||–||–||Became ill. Not Tried.|
|19||Calesson O||G||–||15 years Imprisonment|
|22||Pinchen A||G||–||Death by Hanging|
|25||Stofel F||G||–||Death by Hanging|
|26||Schreirer H||NG||G||15 years Imprisonment|
|27||Dor Wilhelm||G||–||Death by Hanging|
|29||Zoddel E||G||–||Life Imprisonment|
|33||Forster Ilse||G||–||10 years Imprisonment|
|37||Bothe H||G||–||10 years Imprisonment|
|38||Walter F||G||–||3 years Imprisonment|
|39||Haschke I||G||–||10 years Imprisonment|
|40||Fiest G||G||–||5 years Imprisonment|
|41||Sauer G||G||–||10 years Imprisonment|
|42||Lisiewitz H||G||–||1 year Imprisonment|
|43||Roth J||G||–||10 years Imprisonment|
|44||Hempel A||G||–||10 years Imprisonment|
|48||Satroska S||–||G||10 years Imprisonment|
|46||Kopper H||G||–||15 years Imprisonment|
|31||Ostrowoski V||G||–||15 years Imprisonment|
|20||Burgraf M||G||–||5 years Imprisonment|
|32||Aurdzeig A||G||–||10 years Imprisonment|