War Crimes Trials: Einsatzgruppen Case
- Event Date
- 1948 February 14
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
07:19:44 No date. MS, defendants in prisoner's dock. Last statements in case. Unknown attorney speaking about admitting film footage captured at Krupp Works and brought back to Germany from England by Bernard Fall, a member of the prosecution, into evidence. This is NOT the Einsatzgruppen trial.
07:21:47 (Munich 673) War Crimes Trials, Case 9 (Einsatzgruppen Case), 14 February 1948. MS dock and defendants talking. Shot of Ohlendorf. LS, Tribunal. CU, Judge Michael A. Musmanno addressing the court about the procedure of presenting evidence and closing arguments. Brig. Gen. Telford Taylor, Head of the Office of Chief of Counsel, summing up the prosecution's case against former members of the Einsatzgruppen. General Taylor's summation contains a resume of the murder program of the Einsatzgruppen which was to murder all Jews, gypsies, government and party officials. According to the defendants, the killing of the Jews and Jewish children was a proper part of warfare.
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