"Der Stuermer", Gestapo prisoner testifies, & forced labor discussed at Nuremberg Trial
- Event Date
- 1946 January 11
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
07:00:40 (Paris 489) War Crimes Trials, Nuremberg, Germany, January 11, 1946. Inserts, hands turning pages of "Der Stuermer." LS of courtroom as Chief Justice Geoffrey Lawrence adjourns court. LS, MSs, defendants talking to their lawyers during recess. MLS, Dr. Franz Blaha appearing as a witness. Dr. Blaha was arrested when Germany invaded Czechoslovakia in March 1939, held in a Gestapo prison without trial for two years, and sent to Dachau in April 1941. He tells how the Germans forced Russian children to work as slave laborers, and that nearly 60 percent of them died of tuberculosis within a year. Rear views, Russian prosecutor Col. Petrovsky questioning Dr. Blaha.
07:05:54 (Paris 510) War Crimes Trials, Nuremberg, Germany, January 11, 1946. MLS, MCU French prosecutor Jacques Bernard Herzog gives a statistical report of the manpower deported from France and other occupied countries and shipped to Germany to work as forced labor.
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