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Benjamin Ferencz, Nuremberg prosecutor and peace advocate

Author: Tom Hofmann; Benjamin B Ferencz
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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" At the conclusion of World War II, war crimes tribunals were carried out at Nuremberg, Germany. Justice was meted out for countless war criminals, and Benjamin Ferencz was one of the chief prosecutors for one of the largest murder trials in history. This is the biography of the last living Nuremberg prosecutor. "--
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2013038179
Named Person: Benjamin B Ferencz; Benjamin B Ferencz
Material Type: Biography, Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Hofmann; Benjamin B Ferencz
ISBN: 9780786474936 0786474939 9781476603636 1476603634
OCLC Number: 1032364240
Description: 1 online resource (283 pages)
Contents: Growing up in Hell's Kitchen and becoming a lawyer (1920-1943) --
From army enlistment to war crimes commission (1943-1944) --
Initiating war crimes investigations (1944 to early 1945) --
Major war crimes : Ohrdruf, Buchenwald, and Flossenberg Concentration camp investigations and Salt Mine loot --
Discovery (April 1945) --
Major war crimes : Dachau and Mauthausen-Gusen (including the Ebensee sub-camp) Concentration Camp --
Investigations (May 1945) --
Final war crimes investigations and discharge from army (late May 1945 to December 1945) --
Collecting evidence to support Nuremberg Tribunals (1946 to mid-1947) --
The Einsatzgruppen Tribunal (mid-1947 to April 1948) --
Running a restitution organization (mid-1948 to 1949) --
Getting bulk settlements from the German government and starting work on reparations from industrialists (1950-1956) --
Starting over in New York (1956 to 1968) --
Beginning to work toward peace through law (1968 to 1990) --
Establishing an international criminal court (1990 to present) --
The future.
Responsibility: Tom Hofmann.

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