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

File Number: US194
Review Date: 450921
Case Number: 12-2175 (US vs. Ernst Waldmann)
Crime Category: War Crimes
Accused:
Waldmann, Ernst - Death Sentence
Court: Military Commission at Munich, Germany 450728
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany
Crime Location: Haimbuch
Crime Date: 441228
Victim: POW
Nationality: American
Agency: Wehrmacht
Subject of the proceeding: After parachuting to the ground an American airman was taken into custody by a German civilian. The accused located the airman and ordered him to raise his hands. The airman did not understand the orders and was subsequently shot dead