German naval officer testifies about Doenitz's orders at Nuremberg Trial
- Event Date
- 1946 January 14
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
(Paris 505) War Crimes Trials, Nuremberg, Germany, January 14, 1946. MSs, the witness, former German naval officer Karl Heinz Moehle, relates the orders of Doenitz, that, in particular, U-boat commanders should not save survivors of vessels that sunk and that U-boats should not sink ships too close to the shore as that would enable many crew members and passengers to be saved. LSs, rear views, Doenitz's attorney Otto Kranzbuehler questions witness and makes a statement to the Tribunal.
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