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Prisoner-of-War Cases:
No. 12-1949 (US vs. Heinz Minx)

(June 5, 1947)


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File Number: US161
Review Date:
470819
Case Number:
12-1949 (US vs. Heinz Minx)
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Minx, Heinz Franz Herbert - Acquittal
Court:
General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470604-470605
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
Muenstedt
Crime Date:
440824
Victim:
POW's
Nationality:
American
Agency:
SS
Subject of the proceeding:
Several American airmen parachuted to safety from their disabled plane in the vicinity of Schmedenstedt. The accused, along with three other SS men, obtained custody of two airmen, who were to be transported to Braunschweig. The accused, who was driving the car, escorted the prisoners as well as the SS men to Muenstedt. The passengers were dropped off as the accused went in search of a different vehicle. After he left the SS men shot and killed both airmen


Sources: Universiteit Van Amsterdam

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