The Anatomy of the Nuremberg Trials: A Personal Memoir

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Jun 20, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 703 pages
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A long-awaited memoir of the Nuremberg war crimes trials by one of its key participants. In 1945 Telford Taylor joined the prosecution staff and eventually became chief counsel of the international tribunal established to try top-echelon Nazis. Telford provides an engrossing eyewitness account of one of the most significant events of our century.
 

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Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1NUREMBERG AND THE LAWS OF WAR
Chapter 2THE NUREMBERG IDEAS
Chapter 3JUSTICE JACKSON TAKES OVER
THE LONDON CHARTER
KRUPP AND THE GERMAN GENERAL STAFF
Chapter 6BERLIN TO NUREMBERG
PRETRIAL PAINS AND PROBLEMS
BANKERS AND ADMIRALS
THE LAST NINE
Chapter 17THE CLOSING ARGUMENTS
Chapter 18THE INDICTED ORGANIZATIONS
Chapter 19THE DEFENDANTS LAST WORDS
Chapter 20THE JUDGMENTS OF SOLOMONS
LAW CRIME AND PUNISHMENT
Chapter 22EPILOGUE AND ASSESSMENT

Chapter 8ON TRIAL
Chapter 9THE NUREMBERG WAR CRIMES COMMUNITY
Chapter 10THE SS AND THE GENERAL STAFFHIGH COMMAND
Chapter 11INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS FUTURE TRIALS AND CRIMINAL ORGANIZATIONS
Chapter 12THE FRENCH AND SOVIET PROSECUTIONS
GOERING AND HESS
MURDERERS ROW
APPENDICES
Appendix A
Appendix B
SOURCE NOTES
BIBLIOGRAPHY
A NOTE ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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Telford Taylor (1908-1998) graduated from Williams College and Harvard Law School. During World War II he served in Europe as a U.S. Army intelligence officer, and was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal. After the Nuremberg trials, Taylor practiced law in New York City, taught at Columbia Law School and the Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, and published a number of books, including Munich: The Price of Peace, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for best nonfiction work of 1979.

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