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 was assigned for my Nuremberg Trials class. At first I didn't like it very much because it presented historical events in a sort of fairy tale form, worded like fiction. After a while, the author ... Read full review

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Persico's book is a good read for those who want additional information on the Nuremberg Trial. It is a good overview of the trial and the individuals involved. To date it has provided me with more ... Read full review

Contents

The Prosecution Case
129
The Defense
265
Judgment Day
381
Copyright

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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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