War Crimes Trial: Franz Strasser
- Event Date
- 1945 August 24
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Summary: Austrian Franz Strasser is tried for the murder of Lt E Warren Woodruff and an unknown airman. His testimony is in German. Cpl. Henry Halperin is the interpreter for all witnesses; Sgt. Sessler interprets for Franz Strasser. The six-officer Army Military Commission included Capt. Victor Miles, Lt. Harvey Szanger, and Col. Raymond E. Zickel.
Reel 2: Pusch continuing testimony. Prosecutor giving justification of Strasser's evidential guilt; pan to Commissioners listening; Pusch continuing. Witness Johann Reichl testifying. Spectators; prisoner, counsel entering. Back view, spectators standing. Commission entering. Prosecution swearing-in Sgt. Horn as recorder.
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