Nuremberg, Germany: International Military Tribunal, 1945-11-12
Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Law Library
Subdivision 43 / von Papen
43.01 (Stoll memo, 12 Nov. 1945)
Franz von Papen; Hitler; Cecilie Müller; Kurt von Schroeder; Keppler
This document is an enumerated list of the thoroughgoing weakness of the von Papen trial brief, which Captain Stoll himself has prepared. The brief is "entirely unsatisfactory" because Stoll has been unable to find any evidence that incriminates von Papen to any significant degree; indeed, the only known evidence related to von Papen's activities refer to "his Austrian mission" (p.l). Six of the memo's nine points specify the lack or dubious quality of evidence related to particular aspects of the case. This document is a typewritten carbon copy of good quality on thin, browning paper.