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

File Number: US053
Review Date:
471218
Case Number:
12-658 (US vs. Otto Behme et al)
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Behme, Otto - Acquittal
Feldmeier, Waldemar - Death Sentence
Court:
General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 471105
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
Helmstedt
Crime Date:
440530
Victim:
POW
Nationality:
American
Agency:
NSDAP, Ortsgruppenleiter, Kreisleiter; Civil Administration, Mayor of Lelm
Subject of the proceeding:
After parachuting out of his airplane near Lelm, an American airman was mistreated by members of a German bomb disposal squad, then taken to the Landrat's office in Helmstedt and subsequently shot and killed in a forest nearby, on orders of a Gendarmerie captain

Notes: Regarding Feldmeier see also US225 (Case No.12-2305)