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

File Number: US143
Review Date:
4612
Case Number:
12-1848 (US vs. Eugen Katzenmeier)
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Katzenmeier, Eugen - Life Sentence
Erb, Heinrich - not yet apprehended
Lind, Ernst Heinrich - not yet apprehended
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 461007-461008
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
Giessen
Crime Date:
440911
Victim:
POW
Nationality:
American
Agency:
German Labor Front, Kreisobmann
Subject of the proceeding:
After securing custody of a captured American airman, the accused transported the victim to a wooded area and shot and killed him, allegedly on orders of the Kreisleiter of Giessen, Brueck