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

File Number: 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.