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

File Number: US109
Review Date:
460522
Case Number:
12-1457 (US vs. Karl Loesch)
Crime Category:
War Crimes; Final Phase Crimes
Accused:
Loesch, Karl - 11 Years
Court:
General Military Government Court at Ludwigsburg, Germany 460430
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
Giessen
Crime Date:
450327
Victim:
POW
Nationality:
American
Agency:
Police, Gestapo Giessen
Subject of the proceeding:
Participation in the execution of an American airman on orders of the Giessen Gestapo chief Kueppel at the end of the war, shortly before the arrival of American troops. The American flyer had been held prisoner in the Gestapo jail in Giessen for seven months