WAR CRIMES: Vengeance, French

No word occurred more often in Nurnberg's testimony than the word "death." It buzzed through the quadrilingual earphones: "Tod . . . mort . . . smert . . . death." It screamed from the piles of transcribed Nazi speeches: "Death for the Poles! . . . death for the Russians! . . . death for the Jews! . . . death for the traitors! . . ." But in the six weeks the U.S. and British prosecutors had taken to present their meticulous case, no one had spoken of death for the...

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