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Nuremberg War Crime Trials, Nuremberg, Germany, 1946-1949

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Robert Berry Interview Transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2002 Box, Folder: 02.0124 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-02.0124
Content Description

This collection contains Colonel Robert Berry's oral history transcript wherein he describes his involvement in the Normandy invasion and its aftermath as a graves registration officer in the 6th Engineers Special Brigade. The interview also includes accounts of American soldiers being executed for war crimes. This collection contains a transcript Robert Berry's interview from the Reichelt Program for Oral History.

Dates: Event: Date of interview-July 11, 2000; Majority of material found within 1942-1945

Deborah Gierach papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-02.0144
Scope and Contents Deborah Gierach's collection of photographs were taken by her late father-in-law (no name given), a B-17 pilot in Europe during the Second World War. The collection consists of scanning from three photograph albums (in German) compiled and produced for the Nazi government as a means to show what the Third Reich was doing during the war. Subjects include Nazi rallies, Adolf Hitler, Heinrich Himmler, Hermann Goering, soldiers, military vehicles, as well as Hitler playing with children and socializing with others. Captions are in German. Organized month to month for separate calendar years of 1939, 1940, 1942. Note: the majority of the photographs do not contain the...
Dates: Created: 1939-1942; Other: Majority of material found in 1941; Other: Date acquired: 04/05/2002

Hasterlik-Hine collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-98.0729
Scope and Contents

The Hasterlik-Hine collection consists personal correspondence between Giulia Kortischoner (married name Hine) and her family and friends. The personal correspondence consists of letters, postcards, get-well-soon cards, greeting cards, and a small number of travel documents. The collection contains discussions about the Holocaust, life as a Jewish refugee, and the progress of the war and life afterwards.

Dates: 1700-2000

Morris L. Horowitz collection

 Collection — Oversize 16.0025 - Oversize 1
Identifier: 02-16.0025
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Morris L. Horowitz who served in the U.S. Army with the 669th Military Police Escort Guard Company during World War II in Europe. He was a Jewish-American soldier. The collection contains two unit group photographs.

Dates: 1944-1946; Other: Date acquired: 09/08/2016

Peter R. Durland papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 1999 Box, Folder: 99.0166 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-99.0166
Scope and Contents

The Peter R. Durland papers illustrate Captain Peter R. Durland's experiences during his time as a member of the 70th Infantry Division and 29th Infantry Division of the United States Army from 1943-1946. From 1945-1946, Durland served as Major General Leroy Watson's aide, completing various tasks for the General and accompanying him to the Nuremberg Trials. The collection includes an oral history interview transcript, photographs, and papers related to the war crime trials.

Dates: Created: 1938-1999; Other: Majority of material found in 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/1999

John O. Pons transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2009 Box, Folder: 09.0059 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-09.0059
Scope and Contents

1st Lieutenant John O. Pons' oral history transcript details his experience as a military policeman at the Nuremberg Trials as a part of the 793rd Military Police Battalion from 1945-1946. Pons also describes his return to Germany in 1951-1952 as a member of the 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, of the 4th Infantry Division. Pons provided security during the Nuremberg Trials over 10 separate occasions and spent most of his time completing various tasks such as breaking up riots, controlling traffic, and participating in raids.

Dates: Created: 1945-1952; Other: Majority of material found within 1945-1946; Other: Date acquired: 05/14/2009

Rosemary Reed Powell collection

 Collection — 00.0858 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-00.0858
Scope and Contents

This collection includes personal photographs, personal letters, and paper ephemera related to Rosemary Reed Powell who served in the Women's Army Corps with the 3rd Army during World War II.

Dates: 1943-2001; Other: Majority of material found within 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 11/22/2000

Robert L. Wilson transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0130 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-06.0130
Scope and Contents

The Sergeant Robert L. Wilson transcript describes his experiences as a truck driver in the 63rd Infantry Division in France and Germany during World War II. Wilson describes his basic training, the poor leadership among his officers, the backgrounds of his comrades, German civilians, traveling from city to city, losing supplies, the Allied victory, seeing Dachau, the Nuremberg Trials, coming home, and resuming his education at Duke University.

Dates: Created: 1939-2005; Other: Majority of material found in 1939-1946; Other: Date acquired: 06/23/2006

Mildred Shearer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-01.0535
Scope and Contents This collection contains personal papers including letters, notes, sketches, newspaper articles, and a radio interview of Mildred Shearer about her work with the United Service Organization (USO) sketching servicemen. Almost 600 photostatic copies and a few original portraits are included as well. The letters are mainly thank you notes in which servicemen and family members of servicemen commend her for her sketches. However, there are a few personal letters from friends and in one case, an entire collection of correspondence with one man in the Marines named Lieutenant Ralph Hunter Bennett. Her letters from Bennett are romantic in nature, unfortunately, they are abruptly cut...
Dates: Created: 1944-1953; Other: Date acquired: 09/26/2001