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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA MFF 3
Title
THE NUREMBURG TRIALS: American Tribunal III, official transcript, 31 Jul 1948, Nuremberg: USA versus Alfried Krupp, et al
Date(s)
1948
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
3 fiche

Context

Name of creator(s)

American Military Tribunal III

Administrative / Biographical history

The collection is a microfiche copy of the official transcript of 'American Military Tribunal III in the Matter of the United States of America against Alfried Krupp, et al, defendants, sitting at Nuernberg, Germany, on 31 July 1948, 0900-1630 hours, the Honorable Hu C Anderson presiding'. Following World War Two a number of German industrialists were charged by the American Military Tribunal, US Military Government of Germany, of four major crimes: the planning, preparation, initiation and waging of aggressive war; the plunder and spoliation of occupied territories; crimes involving prisoners of war and slave labour; and a common plan or conspiracy to commit crimes against peace. This collection is a copy of the verdict and final result transcript of the trials of Alfried Felix Alwyn Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, head of Fried. Krupp AG (or the Krupp Concern), a major steelworks, machine, and mining company, and many of his associates and company executives, 1947-1948. The defendants were arraigned on 17 Nov 1947 and closing arguments were made on 30 Jun 1948. The trial involved the oral testimony of 117 witnesses; 1,471 documents admitted as evidence by the prosecution; and 2,829 documents admitted as evidence by the defence. The briefs and final pleas of defence counsel consisted of more than 1,500 pages and counsel for the defendants consumed five days in final arguments.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

University Publications of America, Inc

Content & structure

Scope and content

The collection includes copies of the official verdict transcript of American Military Tribunal III, 1947-1948, at which the United States tried twelve German industrialists from the Fried. Krupp AG company for crimes committed during World War Two. Included among the defendants were Alfried Felix Alwyn Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, head of Fried. Krupp AG (or the Krupp Concern); Ewald Oskar Ludwig Loeser, finance and administration officer for Fried. Krupp AG; and ten of the Krupp managers, including Erich Mueller; Friedrich von Bulow; and Hans Albert Gustav Kupke.

System of arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be provided for research use only. Enquiries concerning the copyright of the original material should be addressed to University Publications of America, Inc, 4520 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD, 20814-3389, USA.

Language/scripts of material

English

Finding aids

This Summary Guide, and in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives

Notes

Note

Compiled Oct 1999

Description control

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

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Subjects

  • Administration of justice
  • Courts
  • Forced labour
  • Humanitarian law
  • International conflicts
  • Labour
  • Occupied territories
  • War
  • War crimes
  • War prisoners
  • War victims
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • Krupp, Alfried Felix Alwyn von Bohlen und Halbach, fl 1939-1945, German industrialist

Places

  • Nuremberg, Germany

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