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

File Number: US128
Review Date:
460513
Case Number:
12-1742 (US vs. Robert Schauer et al)
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Amstutz, Fritz - 5 Years
Christ, Willi - 1 Year
Schauer, Robert - 13 Years
Court:
General Military Government Court at Ludwigsburg, Germany 451204-451208
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
Niederseelbach
Crime Date:
441019
Victim:
POW’s
Nationality:
American
Agency:
NSDAP, Ortsgruppenleiter Niederseelbach; Civil Administration, Burgomaster Engenhahn and Niederseelbach; Wehrmacht, Soldier; SA
Subject of the proceeding:
After obtaining custody of three American airmen, the accused transported the victims near a railroad track where they were shot and killed