Nazi Crimes on Trial
'Dachau Trials'
Trials by U.S. Army Courts in Europe 1945 - 1948

File Number: US0018
Review Date: 470404
Case Nr.: 11-18 (US vs. Erwin Wilhelm Konrad Schienkiewitz)
Crime Category: War Crimes
Accused:
Schienkiewitz, Erwin (Wilhelm Konrad) - Life Sentence
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470213
Country where the crime had been committed: France
Crime Location: Montmartin en Craignes
Crime Date: 440617
Victim: POW’s
Nationality: American
Agency: SS; 17th SS Panzer Grenadier Division, 38th Regiment
Subject of the proceeding:
The accused participated in the execution of two American airmen out of a group of seventy, in retaliation of the death of German soldiers who had been killed a few days earlier. The accused was a member of an organization declared illegal by the International Military Tribunal.