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

File Number: US084
Review Date:
451201
Case Number:
12-1149 (US vs. Anton Schosser)
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Schosser, Anton - Death Sentence
Court:
Military Commission at Dachau, Germany 450914
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
Moosinning
Crime Date:
440720
Victim:
POW
Nationality:
American
Agency:
NSDAP, District business leader of the Party for the Kreis Erding
Subject of the proceeding:
Several American fliers parachuted from a disabled plane in the vicinity of Moosinning, Germany. They were taken into custody and brought to the Moosinning police station. Upon his request one of the fliers was delivered to the accused, who took him away, allegedly for questioning at the Kreisleitung office. Instead, the accused shot him (see also US085 and US086)