Testimony re: Hitler's death, Horstenau testifies at Nuremberg Trial
- Event Date
- June 12-13, 1946
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
23:37:34 (Munich 275) War Crimes Trials, Nuremberg, Germany, June 12, 1946. LS, US prosecutor Thomas J. Dodd asking unidentified witness whether he was present at Hitler's death. HMS, Dodd asking witness if he wasn't the man who carried Hitler's body to the bunker and set it on fire. Witness actually testifies that he carried Hitler's wife out of the bunker and saw Hitler's body wrapped in a blanket. Asked whether he actually saw Hitler, he answers no, he could only see his legs hanging out of the blanket, which was a bit too short to cover the whole body.
23:40:30 (Munich 224) War Crimes Trials, Nuremberg, Germany, June 12-13, 1946. Scenes of Gustav Steinbauer, defense attorney for Seyss-Inquart, examining Edmund Glatse Horstenau. (English is interpreted on soundtrack). Witness is questioned about the Austrian plebiscite.
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