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

File Number: US095
Review Date:
470806
Case Number:
12-1203 (US vs. Siegfried Scholz)
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Scholz, Siegfried - Acquittal
Court:
General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470415-470417
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
Palling
Crime Date:
440922
Victim:
POW
Nationality:
American
Agency:
Wehrmacht, Captain of the German Army
Subject of the proceeding:
Eight American flyers parachuted to earth from their disabled plane following a bombing attack on Munich. Seven airmen were immediately captured by a search party under the command of the accused while the eighth fled into the woods where, during his pursuit, he was later shot and killed