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Volume 009
Subdivision Subdivision 17 / Persecution of Jews
Part Not applicable
Section 17.02 (trial brief)
Title War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity / Part V / Persecution of the Jews
Pages 70
Pages Supplemental With the following breakdown: Title page (lp.), unnumbered; Table of Contents (lp), i; Section of Indictment (lp), 1; Legal References (2pp.), 2-3; Statement of Evidence (51pp.), 4-54; Argument and Conclusion (2pp.), 55-56; Appendix A (14pp.), 57-70.
Date Not dated
Language English
Author Lt. (jg) Brady 0. Bryson; Lt. Frederick L. Felton; T/SGT Issac Stone; Hans A. Nathan
Witness Not applicable
Other Names Hitler; Goebbels; Himmler; Bormann; Frank; Frick; Goering; Jodl; Kaltenbrunner; Keitel; Ley; von Neurath; Rosenberg; Sauckel; Seyss-Inquart; Speer; Streicher; Heydrich; Dr. Benno F. T. Martin; Katzmann; Stahlecker; Lohse; Lieberman; Hoettl; Eichmann; Koch; Dr. Rudolph Kastner; Messersmith; D. H. Buffum; Lammers; Henlein; Mueller; Dr. Becker; Thierack; Krueger; Stroop; Thomas; Ernst Hiemer; Ralph C. Busser; Konrad Henlein; von Rath; Grynszpan; Josef Buehler
Other Dates 18 October 1907; 2 August 1914; 14 March 1933; 29 March 1933; 30 March 1933; 31 March 1933; 3 April 1933; 5 April 1933; 19 April 1933; 21 April 1933; 18 May 1933; 22 September 1933; 29 September 1933; 5 March 1934; 18 May 1934; 16 October 1934; 21 May 1935; 15 September 1935; 7 March 1936; 27 January 1937; 26 February 1938; 28 March 1938; 20 May 1938; 31 May 1938; 23 July 1938; 25 July 1938; 10 August 1938; 14 October 1938; 17 August 1938; 27 September 1938; 5 October 1938; 14 October 1938; 15 October 1938; 26 October 1938; 27 October 1938; 31 October 1938; 9 November 1938; 10 November 1938; 11 November 1938; 12 November 1938; 16 November 1938; 17 November 1938; 21 November 1938; 28 November 1938; 3 December 1938; 5 December 1938; 28 December 1938; 17 January 1939; 30 January 1939; 1 February 1939; 17 February 1939; 21 February 1939; 14 April 1939; 15 September 1939; 24 October 1939; 26 October 1939; 31 October 1939; 23 November 1939; 30 November 1939; 24 December 1939; 29 January 1940; 29 April 1940; 8 May 1940; 8 August 1940; 30 September 1940; 7 October 1940; 7 November 1940; 15 November 1940; 10 January 1941; 28 March 1941; 29 April 1941; 7 May 1941; 31 May 1941; 28 June 1941; 17 July 1941; 21 July 1941; 13 August 1941; 27 August 1941; 1 September 1941; 12 September 1941; 5 October 1941; 15 October 1941; 30 October 1941; 31 October 1941; 4 November 1941; 25 November 1941; 14 December 1941; 30 January 1942; 1 February 1942; 10 February 1942; 1 March 1942; 5 July 1942; 6 July 1942; 22 July 1942; 3 September 1942; 14 September 1942; 18 September 1942; 30 September 1942; 1 October 1942; 3 October 1942; 1 November 1942; 14 November 1942; 19 November 1942; 26 November 1942; 15 December 1942; 16 December 1942; 30 January 1943; 11 March 1943; 26 March 1943; 19 April 1943; 21 April 1943; 23 April 1943; 16 May 1943; 8 June 1943; 18 June 1943; 23 June 1943; 3Q June 1943; 1 July 1943; 12 July 1943; 14 June 1944; 26 March 1945; 3 April 1945; 8 August 1945; 6 September 1945; 27 September 1945; 2 October 1945; 16 October 1945; 20 October 1945; 24 October 1945; 29 October 1945
Abstract This document is trial brief setting out the case against the Nazi conspirators for the persecution of the Jews. The brief relies primarily on numerous sources of documentary evidence to support its allegations, and argues that virulent and aggressive anti-Semitism was a core principle of Nazi ideology and the annihilation of European Jews a main tenet of NSDAP policy, established by law and action. As such, and given the duration, intensity, and scope of Jewish disenfranchisement, divestment, deportation, and extermination, it is, the brief concludes, plainly incredible that any of the defendants could have been unaware of the crimes and outrages committed against the Jews on an ongoing basis to serve the cause of National Socialism and must, on the basis of this knowledge and the complicity it implies, be judged guilty as charged. This document is a typewritten copy of poor to good quality on legal size paper in various states of deterioration.
Keywords Crimes against humanity; War crimes; Crimes against peace; Persecution of Jews; Jewish Question; Jewish Problem; Civil rights; Propaganda; Religious persecution; Cultural persecution; Economic persecution; 1933 Boycott; Boycott Manifesto; Spontaneous violence; Pogroms; Ghettos; Ghettoization; Occupied Poland; Lublin; Warsaw; Lodz; Cracow; Theresionstadt; Galicia; Starvation; Transports; Deportations; Executions; Einsatzgruppen; Mass murder; Torture; Gassing; Special treatment; Sonderbehandlung; Concentration camps; Labor camps; Death camps; Extermination camps; Buchenwald; Dora; Mauthausen; Auschwitz; Majdanek; Treblinka; Birkenau; Dachau; Slave labor; Enforced labor; Reich Cabinet; Gestapo; NSDAP; SA; SD; SS; SIPO; RSHA; Nazi racial policy; Mein Kampf; Voelkischer Beobachter; Der Stuermer; Sondernummer; Das Schwarze Korps