Capture of Josef Meisinger
- Event Date
- November 13, 1945
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Josef Meisinger, the so-called Butcher of Warsaw is captured. He is dressed in civilian clothes and talks to American Air Force personnel, including MPs. 01:13:39 Lt.Col Jennis R. Galloway (left, facing the camera) and Major James W. McColl (to his right) had orders to escort Meisinger from Atsugi air base Japan to Frankfurt, Germany to await trial as a war criminal. He is escorted across an airfield and onto a plane. Lettering on the side of the plane reads: THE AIR TRANSPORT COMMAND. Some shots repeat.
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