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

File Number: US017
Review Date:
451014
Case Number:
: 8-27 (US vs. Franz Strasser)
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:

Strasser, Franz - Death Sentence
Court:
Military Commission at Dachau, Germany 450824
Country where the crime had been committed:
Czechoslovakia
Crime Location:
Kaplitz
Crime Date:
441209
Victim:
POW’s
Nationality:
American
Agency:
NSDAP, Kreisleiter of Kreis Kaplitz
Subject of the proceeding:
The accused participated in the shooting of five American airmen from a bomber plane, which had made a forced landing. The five men were apprehended and shot during their transport to the town of Kaplitz