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

File Number: US210
Review Date: 450620
Case Number: 12-2422-1 (US vs. Peter Back)
Crime Category: War Crimes
Accused:
Back, Peter - Death Sentence
Court: General Military Government Court at Ahrweiler, Germany 450616
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany
Crime Location: Preist (near Trier)
Crime Date: 440815
Victim: POW
Nationality: American
Agency: German Civilian
Subject of the proceeding: After an American airman landed safely on the ground, the accused immediately proceeded towards the airman and shot him in the head (see also US209)