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

File Number: US125
Review Date:
470826
Case Number:
12-1685 (US vs. Willi Rieke et al)
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Rieke, Willi - Death Sentence
Schenk, Karl - Acquittal
Court:
General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470204 - 470213
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
Fauerbach
Crime Date:
440728
Victim:
POW
Nationality:
American
Agency:
SA; Volkssturm
Subject of the proceeding:
After an American airman was captured the accused obtained custody and transported the victim to a bridge where he was shot to death