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 3: Pusch testifying. Defense attorneys addressing Commission. Pusch testifying; Strasser listening; Reichl testifying; defense listening. Commissioners, including Judge Col. Raymond E. Zickel sitting the second from the right at 01:22:39 and 01:22:48. Back view, behind Strasser; prosecutor swearing him in; Commissioners; Strasser testifying. Reichl, Pusch testifying. Prosecutor questioning. Back view, spectators standing; Commissioners entering, sitting; Strasser, Sessler, Halperin standing before Commission for sentencing. Strasser listening at defense table; Pusch testifying; camera crew moving behind them, taking pictures of crowd.
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