U-boat officer questioned, "Der Stuermer" photos shown at Nuremberg Trial
- Event Date
- 1946 January 14
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
(Paris 503) War Crimes Trials, Nuremberg, Germany, January 14, 1946. LS, courtroom. Chief Justice Geoffrey Lawrence stops the German counselor attempting to read a written statement of Admiral Karl Doenitz. LS, Peter Josef Heisig, a U-boat officer, is questioned by German counsel. MLS, Heisig sworn in and testifies. British prosecutor Col. H. Phillimore questions the witness. Inserts, various pages of Julius Streicher's articles in "Der Stuermer" showing pictures of alleged Jewish ritual murders of boys, men, and women (images are medieval art reproduced in newspaper dated May 1939).
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