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

File Number: US129
Review Date:
460424
Case Number:
12-1745 (US vs. Fritz Pohla et al)
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Pohla, Fritz - Death Sentence
Vogler, Ernst Otto- Death Sentence
Court:
General Military Government Court at Ludwigsburg, Germany 460403
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
Kleinzerbst
Crime Date:
440707
Victim:
POW’s
Nationality:
American
Agency:
Police, Kripo Dessau
Subject of the proceeding:
On orders of Dessau Kripo chief, Arthur Jetzinger, the accused collected three American airmen, who were in the custody of the burgomeister of Hohen-Erxleben or Gerwitz, and shot them in the woods near Kleinzerbst