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

File Number: US112
Review Date:
471020
Case Number:
12-1534 (US vs. Carl Bruns et al)
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Bruns, Carl - 2 Years
Dierking, Karl - 2 Years
Hunke, Fritz - 2 Years
Meyer, Friedrich - 2 Years
Schmedes, Heinrich - 2 Years
Court:
General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470711
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
Lauenau
Crime Date:
441126
Victim:
POW’s
Nationality:
American
Agency:
Civilians
Subject of the proceeding:
A crew from a disabled American bomber parachuted to safety where they were apprehended by a group of civilians. The accused all participated in assaults on the five airmen after they had surrendered