Category:Martin Gottfried Weiss
Wikipedia article: Martin Gottfried Weiss
Martin Gottfried Weiss (born 3 June 1905 in Weiden in der Oberpfalz – 29 May 1946) was the Commandant of Dachau concentration camp in 1945. He was tried during the Dachau Trials of 15 November — 13 December 1945, found guilty, and was executed on 29 May 1946. He should not be confused with another war criminal and Holocaust perpetrator, Martin Weiss (born February 21, 1903 in Karlsruhe) a Nazi official and de facto commander of the Vilna Ghetto, who was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1950.