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

File Number: US104
Review Date:
470414
Case Number:
12-1395 (US vs. Karl Grosch et al)
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Grosch, Karl - Life Sentence
Haehnert, Fritz - Death Sentence
Hendrich, Albert - 20 Years
Court:
General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470220-470221
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
Ottmannshausen
Crime Date:
440729
Victim:
POW’s
Nationality:
American
Agency:
NSDAP, Ortsgruppenleiter Ottmannshausen, Party Members
Subject of the proceeding:
After an air attack five members of the United States Army were forced to parachute from their disabled plane. They were immediately captured and taken to town where they were beaten and tortured by the accused. All five were then publicly shot and their bodies were buried in a common grave in the cemetery at Ottmannshausen