International: Hurry Up

The world wondered at the delay in trying war criminals. The Big Three wondered too. On this point they found no basic differences of view, told their subordinates on the War Crimes Commission in London to hurry up.

The Potsdam communiqué promised publication by Sept. 1 of a list of defendants whose crimes have "no particular geographical localization." These include such top Nazis as Göring and Ribbentrop, who will be tried by a joint four-power military tribunal (although nearly all of them are in U.S. hands).

Behind the delay in London were such fundamental...

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