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    Brief Narrative
    Softcover book titled, Illustrated history of the Dora-Nordhausen War Crimes Trial, given to Dixie Foster with a personal inscription by the author. It was acquired by Dixie when she worked as a civilian court reporter during the US War Crimes Tribunal at the former Dachau concentration camp in Germany, also known as the Dachau war crimes trials. The trials were conducted in the American postwar occupation zone by the US Army from November 1945 to August 1948. William J. Aalmans, the author, was a War Department civilian and a member of the Netherlands Army, who was attached to a War Crimes Investigation Team of the First American Army. He edited and complied the book and also witnessed and photographed some of the scenes presented in the book.
    A booklet with a brief history of the "Dora"-Nordhausen labor-concentration camps and information on the Nordhausen war crimes case of the United States of America versus Arthur Kurt Andrae et al. : trial commenced at Camp Dachau, Germany on 7 August 1947
    Alternate Title
    "Dora"-Nordhausen war crimes trial
    publication/distribution:  1947
    publication: Germany
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Gretchen Davenport
    Author: William J. Aalmans
    Publisher: United States. Office of the Chief Counsel for the Prosecution of Axis Criminality
    Author: Arthur K. Andrae
    Prosecution Staff: Dora-Nordhausen War Crimes Trial

    Physical Details

    Object Type
    Pamphlets (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    64 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. map : 30 cm.
    front flyleaf, cursive, black marker : To Dixie! / Its a remembrance of our longtime friendship in "War Crimes", in that unforgettable Dachau. / William. / Christmas 1947. (William is underscored)

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    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Keywords & Subjects

    Corporate Name
    Dora (Concentration camp)

    Administrative Notes

    The book was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2004 by Gretchen Davenport, the great-niece of Dixie Foster.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this artifact has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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