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

File Number: US183
Review Date:
470623
Case Number:
12-2058 (US vs. August Klaebe)
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Klaebe, August - 8 Years (R&R: 3 Years)
Foerster, Paul - escaped pending trial
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470423
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
Schleiden (near Hergarten)
Crime Date:
430817
Victim:
POW
Nationality:
American
Agency:
Police, Gestapo ("State Police")
Subject of the proceeding:
An American airman landed from a disabled bomber and was shot and severely wounded by the accused, who was under the impression that the airman refused to surrender and tried to escape