Concentration camps in Norway; Spanish photographer imprisoned in Mauthausen testifies re. Nazi leaders who visited camp at Nuremberg Trial
(Paris 531) War Crimes Trials, Nuremberg, Germany, January 29, 1946. Hans Cappenlen, Norwegian, testifying in English (a court interpreter sits beside him). Cappenlen tells about concentration camps in Norway. 08:20:00 He testifies of Roma sent to Struthof concentration camp. 08:22:00 Cappenlen mentions that Gross Rosen was a "bad camp" and that the worst was the evacuation of Gross Rosen in February. French prosecutor Dubost calls this witness. Justice Lawrence asks the defense counselors if they are able to question the witness. Friedrich Bergold, defense counselor, claims he is not prepared to question the witness. 08:25:07 Francois (Francisco) Boix (Spanish Communist photographer who fought with Republicans in Spanish Civil War, was interned in France, then was sent to Mauthausen, where he worked with photographs in the Identification Office) testifies in French (his earphones do not work) and identifies Alfred Speer as one of the visitors to Mauthausen. 08:26:34 Boix points to Speer in the prisoners' dock.
1946 January 29
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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