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

File Number: US111
Review Date:
471023
Case Number:
12-1502 (US vs. Ludwig Kluettgen)
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Kluettgen, Ludwig - Death Sentence
Court:
General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470811-470812
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
Kranenburg
Crime Date:
440917
Victim:
POW’s
Nationality:
American
Agency:
SA, Lieutenant Colonel
Subject of the proceeding:
After receiving custody of two American airmen the accused immediately shot both victims in the head. One of the airmen died instantly while the other that still showed signs of life was shot again