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

File Number: US158
Review Date:
470411
Case Number:
12-1930 (US vs. Peter Etsch et al)
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Etsch, Peter - 2 Years
Schmitt, Heinrich - 2 Years
Court:
Intermediate Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470220
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
Heddesheim
Crime Date:
440731
Victim:
POW
Nationality:
American
Agency:
Police, Schutzpolizei; Civilian
Subject of the proceeding:
An unidentified American flyer parachuted to earth and was taken into custody by some German soldiers, who placed him in their truck. While transporting the airman to Heddesheim, the truck was stopped by four men, among tyhem the accused. The accused pulled the airman out of the truck and assaulted him (see also US159)