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

File Number: US007
Review date: 470604
Case Nr.:
5-113 (US vs. Anton Taurer et al) 470226
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Hanser, Stefan - Acquittal
Oberzauchner, Anton - Acquittal
Taurer, Anton - Life Sentence
Winkler, Franz - Life Sentence
Court:
Military Commission Salzburg, Austria 470218-470226
Country where the crime had been committed:
Austria
Crime Location:
Ebenberg (vicinity of Greifenburg)
Crime Date:
441116
Victim:
POW
Nationality:
American
Agency:
Landwacht, Gendarmerie, NSDAP; Ortsgruppenleiter
Subject of the proceeding:
After parachuting to safety an American airman was shot and killed by the accused Taurer and Winkler, thereby allegedly following general instructions by a Gendarmerie official and the Party Ortsgruppenleiter at a previous meeting of the Landwacht