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

File Number: US176
Review Date:
461216
Case Number:
12-2011 (US vs. Johann Sponsel et al)
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Sponsel, Johann Georg - Death Sentence
Ziehnert, Walter - Death Sentence
177 Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 460320
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
Ingolstadt
Crime Date:
440910
Victim:
POW
Nationality:
American
Agency:
NSDAP, Kreisleiter Ingolstadt, Kreisleiter Rosenheim
Subject of the proceeding:
After receiving custody of an American airman the accused shot and killed the flyer en route to a nearby airfield