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Author Ryback, Timothy W, author
Title Hitler's first victims : the quest for justice / Timothy W. Ryback
Published New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014
ITEM LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Rodman Main Adult  341.69 R989    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition
Descript 273 pages [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Content text
Media unmediated
Carrier volume
Note This is a Borzoi Book
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Prelude to justice -- Crimes of the spring -- Late afternoon news -- Wintersberger -- Witness to atrocity -- The state of Bavaria -- Rumors from the Würm Mill Woods -- The utility of atrocity -- Steinbrenner unleashed -- The Gumbel report -- Law and disorder -- A realm unto itself -- Evidence of evil -- Presidential powers -- Death sentence -- Good faith agreements -- Rules of law -- Epilogue : the Hartinger conviction -- Appendix : Hartinger's registers
Summary The remarkable story of Josef Hartinger, the German prosecutor who risked everything to bring to justice the first killers of the Holocaust and whose efforts would play a key role in the Nuremberg tribunal
Subject Hartinger, Josef, 1883-1984
Public prosecutors -- Germany -- Biography
Nuremberg Trial of Major German War Criminals, Nuremberg, Germany, 1945-1946 -- Sources
Special prosecutors -- United States -- History
Governmental investigations -- United States -- History
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
National socialism -- Germany -- History
ISBN 9780385352918
0385352913

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