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

File Number: US031
Review Date: 471020
Case Number: 12-57 (US vs. Otto Rueger et al)
Crime Category: War Crimes
Accused:
Rueger, Otto - 3 Years
Schroeder, Wilhelm - 2˝ Years
Tidow, August - Acquittal
Court: Intermediate Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470604-470605
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany
Crime Location: Bremen, Osterholtz, Verden
Crime Date: 440528
Victim: POW’s
Nationality: American
Agency: Wehrmacht; NSDAP; unknown
Subject of the proceeding: The accused participated in the assault of several American airmen after they parachuted from their disabled plane.