Nuremberg Trial proceedings; postwar destruction; Nazi party history & atrocities
- Film Title
- Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of The Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research
Summary: This is a documentary about the war crimes trial administered by the International Military Court of Justice in Nuremberg against the main Nazi war criminals from November 14, 1945 to October 1, 1946. The film documents footage of the trial from the prosecutor's opening to the verdict. The dramaturgy includes a chronological account of the founding of the National Socialist state, the unleashing of the world war, and the Nazi crimes against humanity and is accompanied with historical footage. This material is occasionally only used for illustration and does not necessarily portray the facts being commented upon. The film is also called "Nuremberg."
For a more detailed description of each reel, refer to catalog records for USHMM Film IDs 67, 2388, and 2749 to 2758.
This version includes the extra shot of nurses and Mogilev gassing.
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