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

File Number: US121
Review Date: 470711
Case Number: 12-1607 (US vs. Johann Loser)
Crime Category: War Crimes
Accused:
Loser, Johann Friedrich Wilhelm - Acquittal
Court: Intermediate Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470519
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany
Crime Location: Hanau
Crime Date: 441022
Victim: POW’s
Nationality: American
Agency: Civil Administration, Landrat Hanau
Subject of the proceeding: Assaulted four members of the United States Army during their interrogation after a failed escape attempt

Note: Accused was expelled from the Nazi Party in March 1945, and was allegedly sentenced to death by the SS for his refusal to turn over prisoners of war in his custody (among them the four Americans) to the SS to be shot. Instead he delivered them to the Wehrmacht