German naval officer testifies and case against Raeder presented at Nuremberg Trial
- Event Date
- 1946 January 12
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
(Paris 505) War Crimes Trials, Nuremberg, Germany, January 12, 1946. MLS, Karl Heinz Moehle, a former German naval officer, is sworn in and testifies. LS, MS, rear views, Col. Griffith-Jones (British prosecution) presenting case against defendant Erich Raeder. LS, rear views, Col. Phillimore (British prosecution) asks witness, "What were your orders in regard to rescue?" Moehle says that he was ordered to put priority on the safety of their own boat. It should not be put in jeopardy by rescue operations.
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