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Justice at Nuremberg : Leo Alexander and the Nazi doctors' trial

Author: Ulf Schmidt
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
Series: St. Antony's series (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In 1945, after the collapse of the Third Reich, Leo Alexander worked as an Allied investigator and exposed murderous medical experiments and other atrocities of the Nazi regime. His 'top secret' mission, documented in recently discovered diaries, provided the United States with evidence to prosecute 20 German doctors and three administrators for war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Nuremberg Doctors' Trial  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Leo Alexander; Leo Alexander; Leo Alexander; Leo Alexander; Leo Alexander, Psychiater.
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ulf Schmidt
ISBN: 033392147X 9780333921470 0230006418 9780230006416 0333711092 9780333711095
OCLC Number: 53476609
Description: xiv, 386 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Prologue --
2. The Austrian Jew --
3. The emigre --
4. The war crimes investigator --
5. The road to Nuremberg --
6. Constructing the doctors' trial --
7. The Nuremberg code --
8. Post-war medical ethics.
Series Title: St. Antony's series (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Responsibility: Ulf Schmidt.
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This book traces the history of the Nuremberg Doctors' Trial of 1946-47, through the eyes of the Austrian emigre psychiatrist Leo Alexander, whose investigations helped the US prosecution. Schmidt  Read more...


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'Finally we have a comprehensive recounting and analysis of one of the most remarkable chapters of World War II and its aftermath: the crimes and trials of the Nazi doctors. With the international Read more...

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