Nazi Crimes on Trial
Trials by U.S. Army Courts in Europe 1945 - 1948
US029 Review Date: 471208 Case Number: 12-43 (US vs. Kurt Gross et al) Crime Category: War Crimes Accused: Aschner, Thomas - 3 Years (R&R: Acquittal)
Gross, Kurt - Life Sentence Mack, Edward - 5 Years Mattes, Adolf - Life Sentence Spletzer, Rudolf - Life Sentence Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470926-471008 Country where the crime had been committed: Germany Crime Location: Oehningen (near Radolfzell) Crime Date: 440720 Victim: POW’s Nationality: American Agency: SS; Staff of a non-commissioned officers school at Radolfzell Subject of the proceeding: Following a bombing attack on Friedrichshafen on 20 July 1944, two American airmen parachuted safely to the ground and were apprehended by the accused. The accused pursuant to orders shot and killed the airmen and later disposed of their bodies.