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

File Number: US130
Review Date:
460318
Case Number:
12-1752 (US vs. Bernhard Engelbrecht et al)
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Bork, Dr. Wilhelm - Acquittal
Eckert, Lt. Paul - Acquittal
Engelbrecht, Bernhardt - Acquittal
Court:
Intermediate Military Court at Dachau, Germany 460214
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
Rothenbach
Crime Date:
450220
Victim:
POW’s
Nationality:
American
Agency:
Civilians; Wehrmacht
Subject of the proceeding:
An American plane was shot down and exploded in the air in the vicinity of Rothenbach. Three American fliers landed safely, however, upon reaching the ground were threatened by a mob and beaten by the accused