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

File Number: US151
Review Date:
470915
Case Number:
12-1855 (US vs. Franz Weiss)
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Weiss, Franz - Death Sentence
Court:
General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470612-470613
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
Ebnet (near Freiburg)
Crime Date:
450227
Victim:
POW
Nationality:
American
Agency:
Wehrmacht
Subject of the proceeding:
After parachuting from a disabled plane an American airman was taken into custody by three civilians. While being transported to town the accused drove up to the airman and shot him twice in the head