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

File Number: US137
Review Date:
470523
Case Number:
12-1812 (US vs. Erich Mette et al)
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Mette, Erich - Death Sentence
Peters, Otto - Life Sentence
Court:
General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470116-470117
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
Neindorf (near Wolfenbüttel)
Crime Date:
440510
Victim:
POW
Nationality:
American
Agency:
SS; Navy (Marine)
Subject of the proceeding:
After an American airman was taken into custody in the town of Kissenbruck, the accused, on orders of Ortsgruppenleiter Kremling, shot and killed the airman during his transport to Wolfenbüttel