War Crimes Trials: Malmedy, sentencing
- Event Date
- 1946 July 16
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
(Munich 298) Malmedy War Crimes Trials, Sentencing of Accused, Dachau, Germany, July 16, 1946. LS, spectators in courtroom. 1st Lt. Friedrich Crist sentenced to death by hanging. Maj Diefenthal receiving sentence of hanging. Gen. Sepp Dietrich receiving sentence of life imprisonment. PFC George Fleps sentenced to death. MS, defendants in dock as court president is heard sentencing Willi Heinz Hendel to death. PFC Joachim Hofman sentenced to death. PFC Friedel Kies sentenced to death. Mjaor Knittel sentenced to life imprisonment. Fritz Kraemer, Chief of Staff of the 6th SS Panzer, receiving sentence of ten years. MLS defendants. MLS Col Peiper receiving death sentence. Gen. Priess sentenced to 20 years. Maj. Sickel, death sentence; Corporal Szyperski sentenced to life imprisonment. Lt. Heinz Tomhardt receiving death sentence. MS, group of Polish guards in courtroom wearing American uniforms and white steel helmets. Sergeant Paul Swigart sentenced to hanging. MS, side view, judges leaving court. Pan, audience rising to leave.
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