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Autopsies, human skin discussed at Nuremberg Trial

Film | Accession Number: 2001.358.1 | RG Number: RG-60.2810 | Film ID: 2343

War Crimes Trials, Nuremberg, Germany, January 11, 1946. Thomas J. Dodd continues reading Dr. Franz Blaha's signed affidavit which tells of the Gestapo forcing him to work in the autopsy room. Dr. Blaha performed 7000 autopsies during his stay. He filled many requests for human skin that was cured in the sun and used for making saddles, gloves, and ladies' handbags. In his testimony, Dr. Blaha identifies Wilhelm Frick and Alfred Rosenberg, whom he saw touring the Dachau camp.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:10:57
Event Date
1946 January 11
Locale
Nuremberg, Germany
Language
English
German
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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