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 1: Pan courtroom; spectators; some take pictures. Strasser testifying. Back view, defense table; everyone rising for entrance of six-officer Military Commission. Pan, spectators; defense attorney Capt Arley Bjella speaking. Strasser, Sessler, defense attorneys standing at defense table, listening to charges. Witness Johann Reichl testifying. Prosecutor. Witness Joseph Pusch testifying.
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