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Trial of Nazi SS prosecutor in 1950s

Film | Accession Number: 2014.526 | RG Number: RG-60.1547 | Film ID: 4113

Part of a 1955 documentary about the German trial of an official responsible for the Nazi-era persecution of high-level resistance members including Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Hans Oster, Wilhelm Canaris, and others in April 1945. Nazi SS prosecutor Walter Huppenkothen was tried in West Germany in the 1950s and sentenced to seven years' imprisonment. He was acquitted of murder and died in 1978.

Image
Duration
00:35:35
Date
Event:  1951
Production:  1955
Locale
Germany
Language
German
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundeszentrale fuer politische Bildung
 
Record last modified: 2020-02-04 10:39:12
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