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

File Number: US076
Review Date:
471029
Case Number:
12-1104-1 (US vs. Wilhelm Kanschat)
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Kanschat, Wilhelm - Death Sentence
Court:
General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470825-470828
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
Wolfenbuettel
Crime Date:
440928
Victim:
POW
Nationality:
American
Agency:
Wehrmacht, Reserve Captain
Subject of the proceeding:
An American flyer parachuted from his disabled plane over Wolfenbuettel and was captured by a search party. The accused, along with Beck and Weinreich (see US075), was present in the room where the victim was held and ordered Beck to shoot the flyer