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

File Number: US022
Review Date: 471119
Case Nr.: 11-511 (US vs. Otto Pauly et al)
Crime Category: War Crimes
Accused:
Pauly, Otto - Life Sentence
Schneider, Hans - Death Sentence
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470924-470926
Country where the crime had been committed: France
Crime Location: Stattmatten (Alsace-Lorraine)
Crime Date: 450121
Victim: POW
Nationality: American
Agency: Wehrmacht; 21st. Parachute Regiment
Subject of the proceeding: Pauly, a medical officer of the 21st. Parachute Regiment, ordered his master sergeant, Schneider, to shoot a captured and badly wounded American soldier. Schneider carried out the order