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

File Number: US203
Review Date: 470603
Case Number: 12-2337 (US vs. Alwin Reinke)
Crime Category: War Crimes
Accused:
Reinke, Alwin - Death Sentence
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470129-470130
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany
Crime Location: Ascheburg
Crime Date: 440521
Victim: POW
Nationality: American
Agency: Leader of the Country Guard, Emergency Militia
Subject of the proceeding: An American airman parachuted to the ground and either landed in or ran into a small forest. The accused went in search of the flier and upon finding him shot the airman in the back of the head.