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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 009
Subdivision Subdivision 16 / Prisoners of War and Concentration Camps
Part Not applicable
Section 16.14 cont'd (Lahousen interrogation, 18 Sept. 1945) DRIA
Title Witness: Erwin Lahousen / Office of U.S. Chief of Counsel for the Prosecution of Axis Criminality / Document Room Interrogation Analysis
Pages 1
Pages Supplemental None
Date 1945-09-18
Language English
Author Colonel Amen
Witness Erwin Lahousen
Other Names Canaris; Hitler; General Weygand; Keitel; Giraud; Heydrich; Mueller
Other Dates 18 October 1942
Abstract This document is a summary of an interrogation of the witness conducted on the noted date, in which Lahousen discussed Hitler's order to kill commandos and the respective orders to assassinate Generals Weygand and Giraud. The summary provides some detail in recounting how Lahousen and Canaris circumvented these orders. The document is a typewritten copy of very good quality on marginally browning paper.
Keywords Atrocities; Military personnel; Commandos; Sabotage; Assassination; SD; Weygand affair; Giraud affair; RSHA; Norway