Hitler's generals on trial : the last war crimes tribunal at Nuremberg (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Hitler's generals on trial : the last war crimes tribunal at Nuremberg

Author: Valerie Hebert
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2010.
Series: Modern war studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"By prosecuting war crimes, the Nuremberg trials sought to educate West Germans about their criminal past, provoke their total rejection of Nazism, and convert them to democracy. More than all of the other Nuremberg proceedings, the High Command case against fourteen of Hitler's generals embraced these goals, since the charges -- the murder of POWs, the terrorizing civilians, the extermination of Jews -- also  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Trial and arbitral proceedings
History
Trials, litigation, etc
Comptes rendus de procès et d'arbitrage
Named Person: Wilhelm Leeb, Ritter von; Wilhelm Leeb, Ritter von; Wilhelm Leeb, Ritter von
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Hebert
ISBN: 9780700616985 0700616985
OCLC Number: 434126957
Description: [xiii], 362 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
From war crimes to war crimes trials : the evolution of American judicial policy, 1942 to 1948 --
The response to the trials : attacks on all sides, 1946 to 1949 --
Prosecuting Hitler's high command : U.S. v. Wilhelm von Leeb et al. --
The soldiers' defense --
Presiding Judge John Carlton Young and the high command case judgment --
The debate over imprisoned soldiers and the politics of punishment, 1949 to 1952 --
Setting the war criminals free : the interim and mixed clemency and parole boards, 1953 to 1958 --
Conclusion --
Appendix 1 : The high command case --
Appendix 2 : German Army field formations and basic command structure --
Appendix 3 : Wartime positions of the high command case field commanders --
Appendix 4 : The high command case defendants' sentence expiration and parole and clemency release dates.
Series Title: Modern war studies.
Responsibility: Valerie Geneviève Hébert.
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By prosecuting war crimes, the Nuremberg trials sought to educate West Germans about their criminal past. This title examines the West German reaction to the trial and the intense debate over its  Read more...

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"A thoughtful and sobering work. Hebert delivers a complicated story with clarity and balance: a story of noble ideals that fell short in practice, of national self-delusion and political compromise, Read more...

 
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