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Barbie Trial -- Day 9 -- A civil party testifies

Film | Accession Number: 2005.516.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1613 | Film ID: 3976
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18:09 President Cerdini questions the witness as to how he was able to identify his interrogator as Barbie

18:11 Cerdini asks for specifics as to the type of train used to transport the witness to Auschwitz, and as to whether he knew about the existence of the gas chambers upon his arrival

18:13 Prosecutor Bermann asks the witness how he was able to identify Barbie in their first encounter; the witness thanks the court for the 'gift' of being able to testify against Barbie

18:15 Defense lawyer Vergès questions the witness as to the purpose of his work for the Red Cross, and whether his work for the Red Cross was clandestinely affiliated with the Resistance, which the witness denies; he asks for precision as to the types of prisoners who served as kapos of barracks in the concentration camps

18:20, Bermann, the civil parties prosecutor representing Mr. Nahmias, complains about the Defense's treatment of his client

18:22 President Cerdini suspends the hearing

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:16:37
Event Date
1987 May 21
Locale
Lyon, France
Language
French
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Institut National de L'Audiovisuel
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