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

File Number: US106
Review Date:
451114
Case Number:
12-1418 (US vs. Georg Schultheiss)
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Schultheiss, Georg - Acquittal
Court:
Military Commission at Dachau, Germany 450921
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
Renda
Crime Date:
440927
Victim:
POW
Nationality:
American
Agency:
Wehrmacht, Sergeant
Subject of the proceeding:
The accused, while in charge of a work detail of French POW's, was given custody of an American airman who was to be transported to a police station in a neighboring town. While transporting the airman the accused feared he was about to be attacked and fired his weapon in the vicinity of the airman. It was later revealed that the victim was shot and killed