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

File Number: US218
Review Date: 471028
Case Number: 12-2823 (US vs. Max Gartmann et al)
Crime Category: War Crimes
Accused:
Dennbostel [Dehnbostel], Willie - 10 Years
Gartmann, Max Bruno - Death Sentence
Hahne, Heinrich - 10 Years
Huetler [Hutler], Josef - Acquittal
Meier [Meyer], Friedrich - 10 Years
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470602-470603
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany
Crime Location: Bad Salzdetfurth
Crime Date: 441104
Victim: POW
Nationality: American
Agency: Police, Polizei Landesschuetzen Company No.1 Bad Salzdetfurth
Subject of the proceeding: An American airman parachuted to the ground and landed in a wooded area. The accused Gartmann, commanding officer of the Landesschuetzen company, along with ten of his men searched for the flier and after locating him formed a firing squad and killed the airman (see also US219)