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

File Number: US174
Review Date:
471014
Case Number:
12-2000-1 (US vs. Anton Wrede
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Wrede, Anton - 6 Years
Court:
General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470813-470814
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
Delkenheim
Crime Date:
441230
Victim:
POW
Nationality:
American
Agency:
Police, Gestapo Wiesbaden
Subject of the proceeding:
An unarmed American airman was brought to Gestapo headquarters and interrogated by the accused, a Gestapo official. After the interrogation the accused beat the airman with his fist and ordered that the flyer was to be killed. The accused passed down orders to Fuehr who transported the victim towards Frankfurt and shot and killed him en route (see also US173)