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

File Number: US078
Review Date:
470725
Case Number:
12-1109 (US vs. Johann Gross)
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Gross, Johann - Life Sentence
Court:
General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470604
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
Altwied
Crime Date:
4501-4502
Victim:
POW
Nationality:
American
Agency:
Police, Gestapo office Altwied, Assistant Gestapo Commissar
Subject of the proceeding:
In January or February 1945, a surrendered and unarmed American flyer was being removed by foot from confinement in Regensdorf to the Gestapo office in Altwied. He was in the custody of the accused Gross as well as another Gestapo man. The flyer was marched into a nearby wood and shot to death