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Donovan Nuremberg Trials Collection

Nuremberg trial transcripts and documents from the Collection of General William J. Donovan

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Volume 008
Subdivision Subdivision 14 / Conduct of Warfare Generally
Part Not applicable
Section 14.19 (Wagner interrogation, 12 Nov. 1945)
Title Interrogation of Gerhard Wagner
Pages 1
Pages Supplemental None
Date 1945-11-12
Language English
Author John B. Martin, Lt .(JG)
Witness Gerhard Wagner
Other Names Salman
Other Dates None
Abstract This interrogation summary reports the witness's explanation of the "sink-at-sight" policy and the deviation of German submarines from the rules of Sea Warfare, including their attacking, without warning, neutral shipping in certain blockade zones. This document is a typewritten copy of adequate quality on standard, marginally browning paper in good condition.
Keywords Submarine warfare; "Sink at sight"; Neutral shipping; Sea Warfare; Blockade zones; Merchant shipping