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Trial of Nazi SS prosecutor in 1950s

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

Genre
Documentary
Duration
00:35:35
Event Date
1951
Locale
Germany
Language
German
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundeszentrale fuer politische Bildung
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:41:19
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