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

File Number: US132
Review Date:
471030
Case Number:
12-1774 (US vs. Kurt Hartmann et al)
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Hartmann, Kurt - Acquittal
Heene, Otto - Acquittal
Hofmann, Emil - Death Sentence
Court:
General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470415-470421
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
Freienseen
Crime Date:
441224
Victim:
POW
Nationality:
American
Agency:
NSDAP, Ortsgruppenleiter Freienseen
Subject of the proceeding:
An American flyer parachuted from his disabled plane and landed safely in Freienseen. The airman was taken into custody by the accused. While marching the airman into the neighboring city of Laubach the accused Hofmann shot and killed him