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The lawsuit against the seven tyrants

Week number 48-49

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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The German camp leadership of the former concentration camp Amersfoort stand trial in front of the Extraordinary Court of Justice in Amsterdam for the war crimes that they've committed. Brought before the Court are a.o. commander K.P. Berg and his subsitute J.J. Kotälla. Also on trial are Wolf, Brahm, Oberle, Alscher and May. The court is chaired by J.A. van Hamel; Special Procurator Besier demands the death penalty for all the suspects. SHOTS: - ext. concentration camp Amersfoort; - int. courtroom: suspects are lead into the courtroom and sit down; the court enters and takes their place; the president asks the Special Procurator to deliver his closing speech.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 November 1948
Length:
03:26

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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