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