Canada: WAR CRIMES: Good Family Man

In Germany, Canada's first big war crimes trial was on. In a paneled room in the onetime naval barracks at Aurich (18 miles northwest of Emden), impassive SS Major General Kurt ("Panzer") Meyer, 33, stood trial for his life before a Canadian military court. To five charges against him he answered a crisp nein.

The prosecution had spent 15 months preparing the evidence in the impressive 8,000-word indictment. It charged that Meyer had ordered his men to take no prisoners, had been directly or indirectly responsible for the murder of 48 Canadian soldiers...

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