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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, 12 Nov. 1945)
Title Summary of Interrogation of Erwin Lahousen
Pages 1
Pages Supplemental None
Date 1945-11-12
Language English
Author Colonel Amen
Witness Erwin Lahousen
Other Names Schmundt; Goering; Keitel; Jodl; Canaris; von Brauchitsch; Haider; Jeschonnek; Student; Reichenau; Col. Hollers
Other Dates None
Abstract This document is a summary of an interrogation of the witness conducted on the noted date. The "Subjects" line says, "Immunity of German Soldiers from Prosecution for Killing Russian Prisoners of War; Plans for the Invasion of Belgium and Holland." The "immunity" in question refers to the soldiers' immunity from prosecution by German military or civil courts. This document is a typewritten copy of good quality on slightly browning paper.
Keywords Russian POWs; Aggressive war; Atrocities; Military personnel; War crimes; Crimes against humanity