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Aviator Murder - Canadian Investigation Team

Discussion in 'Prisoners of War, MIA, & Internees' started by BMBazooka, Nov 23, 2016.

  1. BMBazooka

    BMBazooka Well-Known Member

    I#d like to ask for ideas or comments where I could try to locate files of the Canadian investigation Team mentioned below. The background: The murder of the assumed canadian airman James M. Greene in Pullach, July 19th 1944. The airman was American but there was a Canadian team which has or had files i am searching for.
    Thank you!

  2. RSwank

    RSwank Well-Known Member

    A possible way to start. There is a book about Canadian War Crime Investigations called:

    "Casual Slaughters and Accidental Judgments: Canadian War Crimes Prosecutions 1944-1948" by Patrick Brode.


    You may be able to contact the author (through the publisher) and see if he could give you a lead on the "Canadian Investigation Team" and the records you seek.

    His book is available used (not sure about overseas shipping) at various locations, such as:


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  3. Alex Smart

    Alex Smart Active Member


    Is there anything that can tell us of those convicted of murder in the Caribbean, Pacific/Australia and New Zealand or the Interior Zone of the US by US Servicemen in WW2 ?
    The names of the 96 hung/shot in Europe are known.

  4. Dwilma01

    Dwilma01 New Member

    Those courts martial records probably lie in the archives of the bases where the cases took place. For example, the records of prosecution of 43 African American soldiers charged with riot and manslaughter were in the Fort Lawton files. Author Jack Hamann (On American Soil: How Justice Became a Casualty of World War II. Seattle: University of Washington Press. ISBN 0-295-98705-7.) can offer his experience. Helpful archivists found the investigative file buried in the base files. I tried a search of the Historic New York Times, but did not come across any capital cases other than in Europe or Asia, 1940 to 1946.
  5. Airwar

    Airwar Well-Known Member

    Alex on Fold3 you will find a lot of cases about War Crimes of the Japanese against Allied Flyers.

    Attached Files:

  6. Dwilma01

    Dwilma01 New Member

    This is an editorial.
  7. Airwar

    Airwar Well-Known Member

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