Dreierwalde Trial

(February 18, Mar 11-14, 1946)


Karl Amberger : The Death Sentence (Executed on the 15th May 1946)
Karl Rauer : The Death Sentence (Commutted to Life Imprisonment)
Bruno Böttcher : The Death Sentence (Executed on the 15th May 1946)
Wilhelm Scharschmidt : The Death Sentence (Executed on the 15th May 1946)
Hermann Lommes : The Death Sentence (Executed on the 15th May 1946)
Otto Bopf : The Death Sentence (Executed on the 15th May 1946)
Emil Günther : The Death Sentence (Executed on the 15th May 1946)
Ludwig Lang : The Death Sentence (Executed on the 15th May 1946)

Eight Ex-officials on the Dreierwalde aerodrome, convicted in Cases No.6 & 23 (The "Dreierwalde" Trials), which was held before a British military court at Wuppertal, on February 18, 1946, and March 11-14, 1946. All were found guilty and sentenced to death, one being subsequently commutted to life imprisonment. The death sentences were carried out on the May 15, 1946.


Source: Skalman