Maxwell-Fyfe's summation at Nuremberg Trial
- Event Date
- 1946 August 30
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
(Munich 386) War Crimes Trials, Nuremberg, Germany, August 30, 1946. HAS, MSs, British prosecutor Sir David Maxwell-Fyfe, in summing up, tells of Germany in its entirety being dominated by National Socialism. "While Germany is not on trial, the proceedings in this court are to give the German people a chance to rehabilitate themselves...." Maxwell-Fyfe tells of the Nazi leaders knowing and condoning murder of Jewish civilians. LS, Maxwell-Fyfe walking away from speaker's stand after his summation.
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