Dachau Trials: A former prisoner testifies during the trials in 1945.The trials involved 40 officials 36 of whom were sentenced to death in December 1945. Of these, 23 were hanged, including the former commandant Martin Gottfried Weiss and the camp doctor Claus Schilling. Smaller groups of Dachau camp officials and guards were included in several subsequent trials. In November 1946 it was announced that 116 defendants had been convicted in these trials and sentenced to terms of imprisonment.
THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP 1945: PORTRAITS OF BELSEN GUARDS AT CELLE AWAITING TRIAL, AUGUST 1945. Frieda Walter: sentenced to 3 years imprisonment.
Anton Thumann (31 October 1912 — 8 October 1946) was a Nazi German SS-Obersturmführer and a Schutzhaftlagerführer (English: Protective Custody Camp Leader) in various concentration camps during World War II. After the war, Thumann was arrested by British occupation forces and charged with crimes against humanity. At the Neuengamme Trial in 1946 he was found to be guilty, sentenced to death and executed by hanging at Hameln Prison.
This film was entered as evidence at the 1945 Nuremberg Trials of Hermann Göring, Rudolf Hess, and 22 other Nazi officials at the end of World War II.