Retrospective look at Nazi atrocities marks end of Nuremberg Trials, mainly library footage.
Title reads: "End of Fuehrers [sic]".
Nuremberg Trials, Germany.
The Nuremberg Trials come to an end - a look back at the Nazi atrocities that caused them. Mainly library footage.
M/S of Lord Justice Lawrence making speech to courthouse on first day of trials: "On Thursday 18th October 1945 in Berlin the indictment was lodged with the tribunal". Various shots of courthouse, including good view of Nazi war criminals in dock. Hermann Goering stands and makes speech (natural sound stops as he stands).
Aerial shots of burning city during the Blitz. Various shots of long queue of people in Coventry, West Midlands, laying wreaths at mass grave. M/S of Wilhelm Keitel standing in dock at Nuremberg. Various shots of Keitel when he was a Field Marshal in German Army. Various shots of large Nazi rally in Germany during 1930s.
M/S of Baldur Von Schirach standing in dock at Nuremberg. Various shots of Nazi parade (Hitler Youth?) at sports stadium in Germany during 1930s. M/S of war criminals in the dock. A woman walks nervously past dock, probably being called as witness? Various shots of the emaciated bodies, many naked, of concentration camp inmates.
Spectacular L/S of swastika on top of Nuremberg Stadium being exploded.