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Oral history interview with Robert Mills Donihi

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.030.0063

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Robert Mills Donihi, born on May 18, 1915 in Erie, PA, describes practicing law in Nashville, TN before 1945; his invitation from Attorney General Clark in 1945 to go to Washington, DC, where he was hired by the Justice and War Departments to act as trial counsel in the International Military Tribunal in the Far East; serving before the Tribunal in Tokyo, Japan as a prosecutor of Japanese war criminals; returning to the United States in August 1946; and accepting a position as Chief Trial Attorney for the War Crimes Trials in Dachau, where he served in the prosecution of Nazis accused of having committed war crimes.

Interviewee
Robert M. Donihi
Interviewer
Joan Ringelheim
Date
1994 March 24  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
3 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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