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

File Number: US188
Review Date:
470625
Case Number:
12-2114 (US vs. Peter Scherf)
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Scherf, Peter - 5 Years
Court:
Intermediate Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470414
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
Waldrach
Crime Date:
440809
Victim:
POW
Nationality:
American
Agency:
Civil administration, Mayor of Waldrach
Subject of the proceeding:
After being captured by a group of German soldiers a crowd of civilians gathered and the injured airman was abused mistreated by them. The accused participated in this mistreatment of the wounded flyer