Judgment at Nuremberg Trial
- Event Date
- 1946 October 01
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Sentencing of Nazi Leaders at Nuremberg, Nuremberg, Germany, October 1946. Justice Sir Geoffrey Lawrence tells of Robert Ley committing suicide and Alfred Krupp unable to attend trial for his physical and mental condition (similar to Story 2611 but from a different perspective). Jackson gives summary of what prosecution claims and demands. French Justices Henri de Vabres and Robert Falco reading statements from bench. [The sound is partly gone, sketchy, four totally different scenes, partly in French before Biddle explains the Charter.] MS of Justice Francis Biddle speaking of the Nuremberg Charter. Justice John J Parker continues reading the judgment about the aggressiveness of the war and the total disregard for humanitarian law on the part of Germany. Russian Judge continues reading the judgment in Russian.
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