International: The Accused

Although prisoner pens throughout western Europe bulged with the criminals of World War II, no courts had yet been set up to try them.

Nevertheless the War Crimes Commission in London was hard at work, checking the latest prisoner lists against its bulky catalogues of charges. The Commission has no power to act, can only list the accused and compile evidence. But it had made some progress in broadening its concept of war crime.

The new concept: that all those who decreed, directed or participated in the policies which resulted in planned undernourishment, slave labor,...

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