SS Lt. Col. Herbert Kappler On Trial For… 1948

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    Rome, Italy

    LS Photographers in courtroom waiting for the Italian Military Tribunal to enter at the trial for war crimes of German SS. Lt Col. Herbert Kappler, responsible for the "Fosse Ardeatine" massacre in Rome . General Santoni (possibly Satoni) is seen entering in background.

    LS Santoni surrounded by pressmen.

    MS Angle shot tribunal sitting. Carribineri in background. Pan.

    MS Pressmen waiting for Kappler to enter.

    MS General Santoni at bench with carribineri either side of him.

    MS Jeep arriving at courthouse.

    CU Relatives inside the courtroom.(Poor quality).

    SCU Accused with guard in courtroom.

    MS Exterior of courthouse.

    MS Accused entering dock, with guard, and his fellow-charged, among them Major Domirloff, Captain Hans Clemens, Sergeant Karl Wiedner, and troopers Johannes Knapp and Kurt Schultze.

    SCU Accused in box.

    CU Accused.

    CU One of his confederates. (2 shots).

    MS and CU Santoni.

    SCU People visibly upset in the courtroom. (2 shots).

    MS Judges.

    CU and MS Accused with guards. (2 shots).

    LS Judges, Courtroom officials in the foreground.

    MS Soldiers outside the courtroom.

    Mute Lav.

    Cataloguer's Note: Date shown on the original paperwork reads: 5/05/48.

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    01:51:15:00 / 01:54:08:00
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