Beyond Justice: The Auschwitz Trial


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In 1963, West Germany was gripped by a dramatic trial of former guards who had worked at the Nazi death camp Auschwitz. It was the largest and most public trial to take place in the country and attracted international attention. Using the pretrial files and extensive trial audiotapes, Rebecca Wittmann offers a fascinating reinterpretation of Germany's first major attempt to confront its past. Evoking the courtroom atmosphere, Wittmann vividly recounts the testimony of survivors, former SS officers, and defendants - a cross ...

Beyond Justice: The Auschwitz Trial 2012, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass

ISBN-13: 9780674063877

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Beyond Justice: The Auschwitz Trial 2005, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674016941