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

File Number: US003
Review Date:
471107
Case Number:
5-83 (US vs Mathias Kapeller et al) 471030
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Kapeller, Mathias - 30 Years (R&R: 28 Years)
Krause, Adolph, Karl, Maria - 5 Years (R&R: 2 Years)
Court:
Military Commission, Salzburg 471028-471030
Country where the crime had been committed:
Austria
Crime Location:
Hieflau (Leoben district)
Crime Date:
450323
Victim:
POW's
Nationality:
American
Agency:
Volkssturm; NSDAP, Ortsgruppenleiter Hieflau
Subject of the proceeding:
Shooting of an unarmed crew member of a disabled American bomber and mistreatment of another crew member