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Nuremberg Diary - G. Gilbert

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Published: 22nd August 1995
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In August 1945 Great Britain, France, the USSR, and the United States established a tribunal at Nuremberg to try military and civilian leaders of the Nazi regime. G. M. Gilbert, the prison psychologist, had an unrivaled firsthand opportunity to watch and question the Nazi war criminals. With scientific dispassion he encouraged Goering, Speer, Hess, Ribbentrop, Frank, Jodl, Keitel, Streicher, and the others to reveal their innermost thoughts.

In the process Gilbert exposed what motivated them to create the distorted Aryan utopia and the nightmarish worlds of Auschwitz, Dachau, and Buchenwald. Here are their day-to-day reactions to the trial proceedings; their off-the-record opinions of Hitler, the Third Reich, and each other; their views on slave labor, death camps, and the Jews; their testimony, feuds, and desperate maneuverings to dissociate themselves from the Third Reich's defeat and Nazi guilt.

Dr. Gilbert's thorough knowledge of German, deliberately informal approach, and complete freedom of access at all times to the defendants give his spellbinding, chilling study an intimacy and insight that remains unequaled.

About the Author

G. M. Gilbert was the prison psychologist before and during the Nuremberg trial and is the author of The Psychology of Dictatorship.

Introduction-The Indicted

The Prosecution Opens

Christmas Recess in Jail

The Anglo-American Prosecution Concludes

The French Prosecution

The Russian Prosecution

Gerings Defense

Hesss Defense

Ribbentrops Defense

Keitels Defense

Kaltenbrunners Defense

Rosenbergs Defense

Franks Defense

Fricks Defense

Streichers Defense

Schachts Defense

Doenitz Defense

Raeders Defense

Von Schirachs Defense

Jodls Defense

Von Papens Defense

Speers Defense

The Summations

The Condemned

Appendix IThe Judgment

Appendix IIChronology

ISBN: 9780306806612
ISBN-10: 0306806614
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 488
Published: 22nd August 1995
Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.58
Edition Number: 1