Nazi Crimes on Trial
Trials by U.S. Army Courts in Europe 1945 - 1948
US026 Review Date: 480301 Case Number: 11-584 (US vs. Otto Friedrich [Friederich] Isenmann et al) Crime Category: War Crimes Accused: Isenmann, Otto Friedrich [Friederich] - Life Sentence Rebel, Karl Josef - 10 Years Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470528 Country where the crime had been committed: France Crime Location: Wolfisheim Crime Date: 440816 Victim: POW Nationality: American Agency: Gendarmerie (Districts Strasbourg and Wolfisheim) Subject of the proceeding: The accused, a district leader of the Gendarmerie Strasbourg and a Kreis leader of the Gendarmerie Wolfisheim, arrested an American flyer, who had parachuted from his disabled plane near Kolbsheim (France) and who had been given shelter by a French family. Acting on a general order by his superiors, Isenmann informed the Strasbourg Gestapo or SS and turned the American POW over to them to be shot. The next day the body of the American flyer was found in the woods near Wolfisheim.