ONA 1 Wiesbaden Trials / Unless swifter and more efficient legal procedures are adopted, the trials of war criminals in American occupation zones may stretch on for five years... / Night Report No. 1589, 27 August 1945
Nuremberg, Germany: International Military Tribunal, 1945-08-27
Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Law Library
Subdivision 63 / News Reports and Editorial Comments on Trials
63.01 (Wiesbaden Trials)
General Eisenhower; General Wade Haislip; Hermann Goering; Joachim von Ribbentrop
This news item reports the inordinate amount of time required to bring alleged war criminals to trial and speaks of a need for more expeditious due process. The report also notes that the trials of major war criminals like Goering and Ribbentrop, originally scheduled to open in August, have been postponed until October.