WAR CRIMES: West of the Pecos

Herr Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, 75, head of Germany's notorious munitions dynasty, was too old and too sick to go on trial with the other indicted war criminals at Nürnberg. But Chief U.S. Prosecutor Robert Houghwout Jackson wanted a live Krupp in the dock. He had an idea: why not substitute 38-year-old Alfried Krupp for his ailing father? After all, all the Krupps were in the same boat. The Russians and French agreed; Jackson asked for a delay to write the new name into the old indictment. The International War Crimes...

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