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Lieutenant Colonel Otto Skorzeny, the rescuer of Benito Mussolini, sits in the witness holding wing of the Nuremberg jail, waiting to testify as a witness at the International Military Tribunal trial of war criminals.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 81963

Lieutenant Colonel Otto Skorzeny, the rescuer of Benito Mussolini, sits in the witness holding wing of the Nuremberg jail, waiting to testify as a witness at the International Military Tribunal trial of war criminals.

The original Signal Corps caption reads,
DEU 5 03932
OTTO SKORZENY ARRESTED
SS Lieutenant Colonel Otto Skorzeny, rescuer of Benito Mussolini, is shown in his cell in the witness wing of the jail adjoining the Nurnberg Plalace of Justice where major Nazi war criminals are being tried. Skorzeny denies that Field Marshall von Runstedt sent him to kill U.S. General Eisenhower and other highranking American officers during the battle of the Ardennes. U.S, Signal Corps Photo eto-hq-45-63740

Date
1945 November 24
Variant Locale
Nurnberg
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park
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Record last modified: 2012-11-09 00:00:00
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