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The Trial of German Major War Criminals. London, 1946-1951. Nuremberg Trials, International Military Tribunal.

The Trial of German Major War Criminals. London, 1946-1951.

Scarce Complete British Edition of the Nuremburg Trials [Nuremberg Trials]. [International Military Tribunal]. The Trial of German Major War Criminals: Proceedings of the International Military Tribunal Sitting at Nuremberg Germany. London: His Majesty's Stationary Office, 1946-1951. Complete set; 23 parts in 23 books, Part 23 an index. [With] Opening Speeches of the Chief Prosecutors for the United States of America, The French Republic, The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, And the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. London: His Majesty's Stationary Office, 1946. [ii], 173 pp. [And] Speeches of the Chief Prosecutors for the United States of America, the French Republic, The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, And the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics at the Close of the Case Against the Individual Defendants. London: His Majesty's Stationary Office, 1946. [ii], 200 pp. [And] Speeches of the Prosecutors for the United States of America, the French Republic, The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, And the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics at the Close of the Case Against the Indicted Organisations. London: His Majesty's Stationary Office, 1946. [iv], 142, [1] pp. Original wrappers, moderate shelfwear, soiling and dampspotting, faint dampstaining to wrappers of a few volumes, gouge to head of spine of Part 11, light toning to interiors. $1,250. * First British edition. Because this report was issued over a period of four years, it is often difficult to find a complete set intact. Held at Nuremberg in 1945 and 1946, this famous tribunal indicted several Nazi leaders for war crimes. Twelve defendants were sentenced to death, three to life imprisonment and four to twenty-year prison terms. Three were acquitted. The tribunal was significant because it affirmed the principle that both individuals and states could be held accountable for war crimes. The actual text of the proceedings contains a wealth of information on the crimes of the Nazi leadership, as well as insight into the political and social background that facilitated the Nazi takeover of power. Added to our set are three of the six supplemental volumes issued by the HM Stationary office. (The other three record the agreement to prosecute, the indictments and the sentenc.

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Book number 71697