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

File Number: US184
Review Date:
471031
Case Number:
12-2064 (US vs. Ludwig Hollacher et al)
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Hollacher, Ludwig - Death Sentence
Metz, Friedrich - Death Sentence
Court:
General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470804-470805
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
Huellenberg (Kreis Neuwied)
Crime Date:
440921
Victim:
POW
Nationality:
American
Agency:
Wehrmacht, Hitler Youth
Subject of the proceeding:
After capturing an American airman the two accused locked him in the cellar of a Hitler Youth school building. On orders of the local police chief and after some deliberations, the two accused shot and killed the airman and later buried him in a nearby cemetery