Nuremberg: Infamy on Trial

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Viking, 1994 - History - 520 pages
In an extraordinary re-creation of the Third Reich's day of reckoning, Persico recaptures the trial in bold strokes and minute detail. He enters the minds of all the key actors via groundbreaking research that includes the private papers of the Nuremburg prison psychiatrist and commandant, the letters and journals of the prisoners, and the accounts of the day-to-day struggles, compromises, and convictions among the prosecutors and judges. Photos.

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This book was a natural one to read after I had read a number of books on the Holocaust. I don't consider this to be a very well-crafted book, but I hadn't read much about the Nuremberg trials before ... Read full review

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Solid account of the famous war-crimes trial of 1945-1946 in which many of the surviving top leaders of Nazi Germany were tried on a variety of charges. The book isn't sparing of those on the Allied ... Read full review


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About the author (1994)

Was a contributing writer for Colin Powell's My American Journey. He also wrote Piercing the Reich, which is about the penetration of Nazi Germany by American Agents, and Nuremburg, which was made into a major television docudrama.

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