Michael R. Marrus

Non-Fiction

Bedford Books/St. Martin's Press/US96

THE NUREMBERG WAR CRIMES TRIAL, 1945-46

A Documentary History

A short college text examines the most important war crimes trial in history which subjected the Nazi leaders to the judgment of the International Military Tribunal in Nuremberg. The book considers the context of Nazi wartime criminality, discusses the political, legal and ideological issues associated with the Allied prosecution, and looks at cases for and against individual defendants. It also assess the outcome of the proceedings and their wider historical significance.