Nuremberg, Germany: International Military Tribunal, 1945-10-09
Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Law Library
German Activities / Subdivision 6 / History Generally
6.04 (von Raumer interrogation 5812)
Hermann von Raumer
Ribbentrop; Oshima; Hitler; Mussolini; Rosenberg
9 July 1945; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937
This interrogation explores "The Origin of the Anti-Comintern Pact," as understood by Hermann von Raumer. Von Raumer sees the history of Eurasia essentially as an ongoing and perpetual conflict between populations of cohesive peoples settled within borders and various tribes of Central Eurasian nomads without ties to soil or history. The Anti-Comintern Pact was conceived as a more reliable means (than old-fashioned friendship treaties, non-aggression pacts, etc.) of assuring the mutual defense of the former against the latter. The typewritten original of this document appears as section 28.06 in Volume XII, Part 2, Subdivision 28, / Russia. The present document is a typewritten carbon copy of excellent quality on thin paper in generally good condition.