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

File Number: US199
Review Date: 461220
Case Number: 12-2261 (US vs. Matthias Zahnen)
Crime Category: War Crimes
Accused:
Zahnen, Matthias - 15 Years (R&R: disappr. of findings & sentence)
200 Court: General Military Government Court at Ludwigsburg, 460515-460516
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany
Crime Location: Oberkail (Kreis Bitburg)
Crime Date: 440815
Victim: POW
Nationality: American
Agency: Wehrmacht
Subject of the proceeding: The accused located and shot an American airman, who had been injured while parachuting from his plane