'Dachau Trials'
Trials by U.S. Army Courts in Europe 1945 - 1948

File Number:
Review Date: 470918
Case Number: 12-3245 (US vs. Otto Hermann Stolz)
Crime Category: War Crimes
Stolz, Otto Hermann - Death Sentence
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau 470515-470516
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany
Crime Location: Russelsheim
Crime Date: 440826
Victim: POW’s
Nationality: American
Agency: Wehrmacht
Subject of the proceeding: Eight captured members of a American bomber crew were taken to Russelsheim. While walking the streets an angry mob formed and began to beat the airmen in retaliation for the air raids that had taken place. The accused beat several of the airman resulting in death. All eight airmen were then moved to a cemetery from where two managed to escape while the rest were were shot and killed (see also US110)