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NUREMBERG COURT CARTOONS: PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE JUDGES AND PROSECUTORS : CARTOONS OF THE DEFENDANTS
Nuremberg : Verlag Nürnberger Presse,. 1945. Paperback. Original Paper Wrappers, Large 8vo, [54] pages. 27 cm. In English. Following seven full-page photos of buildings, judges, at prosecutors at the trials, each leaf contains a full-page cartoon on one side and a short biography and description of their crimes, with a facsimile of their signature, on the opposite page. Includes a total of 21 full-page cartoons. Günter Peis (1927-2012) was an Austrian journalist and a pioneer in modern investigative journalism. Following the war, the 17 year old Peis went to an American sponsored program for 10 months, ending up at a journalism school in Munich under the direction of Erich Kästner. From there he was sent as delegate to the Nuremberg trials as an observer, He was the youngest (19) journalist present and was given special access to witness the executions of von Ribbentrop, Keitel, and others. He went on to publish famous accounts of Hess in Spandau Prison (1951) , of former SS Sturmbannführer Alfred Naujocks who was hiding in Hamburg under a false name, and of love letters between Hitler and Hitler?'s lover Maria Reiter. Unlike the supposed Hitler diaries published in 1983, these were deemed to be authentic by experts. He also published other works on the Nazis in WW II. (Wikipedia. De, 2012) SUBJECT(S) : uremberg Trial of Major German War Criminals, Nuremberg, Germany, 1945-1946 -- Pictorial works. Judges -- Germany -- Nuremberg -- Portraits. Public prosecutors -- Germany -- Nuremberg -- Portraits. War criminals -- Germany -- Nuremberg -- Caricatures and cartoons. Named Corp: International Military Tribunal -- Pictorial works. OCLC lists only 5 copies worldwide (US Holocaust Museum, Wisc Vet Museum, UTexas, NEDERLANDS INST VOOR OORLOGSDOCUMENTATIE, Tel Aviv U). The US Holocaust Museum keeps their copy in their Rare Book Room. Wear to spine & covers, covers sunned, light wear, but solid and clean. Good+ Condition. (HOLO2-119-6) .
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