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

File Number: US002
Review Date:
451211
Case Number:
: 5-67 & 5-72 (US vs. Josef Hangobl) 451018
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Hangobl, Josef - Life Sentence (R&R: conf. red. to 10 years)
Court:
General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 451017-451018
Country where the crime was committed: Austria
Crime Location:
Innerfurth
Crime Date:
441116
Victim:
POW
Nationality:
American
Agency:
Civilian District Defense Group Innerfurth (Gauwehrmannschaft)
Subject of the Proceedings:
Shortly after noon on 16 November 1944, a member of the United States Army Air Force, bailed out of his plane over Innerfurth, Austria. The accused located the airman in a field and after several requests and alleged denials of surrender shot him in the arm, shoulder and abdomen resulting in his death.