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A Review Order issued by the U.S. Military government Court for the convicted war criminal Sebastian Schmid reducing his sentence from 20 to 12 years.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 00401

A Review Order issued by the U.S. Military government Court for the convicted war criminal Sebastian Schmid reducing his sentence from 20 to 12 years.

Sebastian Schmid was a member of the SS who served as a driver at Dachau from mid-1938 to 1941. He was tried by the U.S. Military Government Court at Dachau in 1947 for "participation in the killing of Polish inmates." Convicted and initially sentenced to life imprisonment, Schmid's sentence was eventually reduced to time served in 1951.

Date
1951 August 10
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park
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Record last modified: 2003-09-30 00:00:00
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