WAR CRIMES: Undesirables

The 22 men stood accused of the mass murder of more than a million people—people deemed "racially undesirable" by Adolf Hitler. This week, at Nürnberg's Palace of Justice, Presiding Judge Michael A. Musmanno of Pittsburgh handed down their sentences. For Major General Otto Ohlendorf and Brigadier General Erich Naumann and twelve other 55 (Elite Guard) officers: death by hanging. For Brigadier General Heinz Jost and Lieut. Colonel Gustav Nosske: life imprisonment. For Brigadier Generals Erwin Schulz and Franz Six, and an SS major: 20 years. Two field grade officers were sentenced...

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