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

File Number: US016
Review Date:
471104
Case Number:
: 8-5 (US vs. Harras Kieslinger et al)
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Kieslinger, Harras - Acquittal
Wintschnig, Roman - 25 Years -
Court:
Military Commission at Salzburg, Austria 471020-471024
Country where the crime had been committed:
Yugoslavia
Crime Location:
Wald on the Sava
Crime Date:
441122
Victim:
POW’s
Nationality:
American
Agency:
Volkssturm, Volkssturmschool
Subject of the proceeding:
The accused, head of the Volkssturmschool at Wald on the Sava, ordered the shooting of two members of an American bomber crew, who had parachuted from their plane because of engine trouble. Prior to the shooting, the accused made an inflammatory speech before the assembled Volkssturmmen.