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

File Number: US049
Review Date: 470918
Case Number: 12-551 (US vs. Josef Ehlen et al)
Crime Category: War Crimes
Accused:
Baesse, Martin - Acquittal + 6 Years
Beck, Reinhard - Acquittal + 4 Years (R&R: disapproval of findings & sentence)
Ehlen, Josef (I). - Death Sentence
Muller, Franz - Acquittal+ 6 Years
Viehl, August - Death Sentence
Winkler, Paul - Death Sentence
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 461007-461107
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany
Crime Location: Nentershausen
Crime Date: 440927
Victim: POW’s
Nationality: American
Agency: Gestapo
Subject of the proceeding:
The accused participated in the execution of four unarmed American airmen who had surrendered. The accused encouraged and participated in the assaults of two unarmed American airmen