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Sentencing Nazi Leaders at Nuremberg Trial (SOUND ONLY)

Film | Accession Number: 2002.541.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3623 | Film ID: 2530

Sentencing of Nazi Leaders at Nuremberg, Nuremberg, Germany, October 1946.

NOTE: Here, the actual sentences for the defendants are read, but there was a court ruling that no filming and photographs were allowed during the announcement. So the voice of judge is heard, no pictures, white screen,.

SOUND ONLY.
Sentences pronounced by tribunal:
Arthur Seyss-Inquart: Death (02:08:54)
Albert Speer: 20 years (02:08:18)
Constantin von Neurath: 15 years (02:09:45)
Martin Bormann: Death in absentia (02:10:06)

02:10:27 British Justice Geoffrey Lawrence registers dissent of the Soviet Justice on the verdicts for Hjalmar Schacht, Franz von Papen, and Hans Fritzsche. The Russians stated that these men should have been convicted and not acquitted. They further believe that Hess should receive death sentence, not life in prison. Justice Lawrence states that such decisions shall be annexed to the minutes.

Duration
00:04:05
Event Date
October 1946
Locale
Nuremberg, Germany
Language
English
French
German
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-11-27 11:01:59
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