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

File Number: US209
Review Date: 450605
Case Number: 12-2422 (US vs. Peter Kohn et al)
Crime Category: War Crimes
Accused:
Gierens, Matthias - Death Sentence
Kohn, Peter - Death Sentence
Krein, Matthias - Death Sentence
Court: General Military Government Court at Ahrweiler, Germany 450601-450602
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany
Crime Location: Preist (near Trier)
Crime Date: 440815
Victim: POW
Nationality: American
Agency: Civilian; Police, Landwacht (rural auxiliary police)
Subject of the proceeding: An American airman parachuted in a wheat field and was captured by the accused, who murdered him by beatings and shootings (see also: US210)