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Where Nazism Failed

In the summer of 1946, having cross-examined many of the leading Nazis at the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials, David Maxwell Fyfe wrote this article reflecting on the systematic flaws of Hitler’s regime for his Liverpool constituents. 784 more words

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Prologue to Nuremberg

In his autobiography, David Maxwell Fyfe writes of his first meetings with Justice Robert Jackson of the U S in early June 1945, barely a month after V E Day, as they discussed how the Allies should deal with the War Criminals from World War 2. 535 more words

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Watching History

Robert Blackmore, who has incorporated extracts of archive footage in his editing of The Human’s in the Telling film, describes the emotional impact of seeing history unfold on screen. 519 more words

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Nuremberg : A Modern Miracle

Lily Casson has been researching the life of her great-grandparents, Sylvia and David Maxwell Fyfe with her family for the last decade. Here, she writes her impressions of Nuremberg, which she first visited in April 2009… 328 more words

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The Cross-Examination : The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

In March 1946, British prosecutor David Maxwell Fyfe cross-examined Hitler’s deputy, Hermann Göring at the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials. 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the opening of the Trials. 881 more words

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Nuremberg for everyone

Crisp winter morning, Nuremberg, December 2019

Get here -Well, Posh mum was delighted that Jet2 chartered a one-off flight from Newcastle Airport direct to Nuremberg in December, just enough time to take in the beautiful Nuremberg Christmas Markets as well as historic sites. 1,198 more words

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‘It was for this that we fought.’

Bob Cooper, The Times

This was the observation of Bob Cooper, a correspondent for The Times, about the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials which he attended for the vast majority of the year long sitting.

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