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

File Number: US105
Review Date:
4509
Case Number:
12-1397 (US vs. Albert [Alfred] Bury et al)
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Bury, Albert [Alfred] - Death Sentence
Hafner, Wilhelm - Death Sentence
Henkel, Karl - Death Sentence
Kalte, Georg - Death Sentence
Loser, Johann - Death Sentence
Plitt, Wilhelm - Death Sentence
Court:
General Military Commission at Freising, Germany 450715
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
Langenselbold (Kreis Hanau)
Crime Date:
441212
Victim:
POW
Nationality:
American
Agency:
Police; Langenselbold (reserve) police officials; Civil Administration, Landrat Kreis Heinau
Subject of the proceeding:
After an air attack on Hanau an American airman parachuted to earth and was immediately captured by a group of civilians and taken to the office of the accused, Albert Bury, police chief of Langenselbold. Bury, on general orders of the accused Kalte and Loser, ordered the accused Hafner, Henkel and Plitt to kill the flyer. The victim was taken into the nearby woods and shot