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Author Ryback, Timothy W., author.

Title Hitler's first victims : the quest for justice / Timothy W. Ryback.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.
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 95th Street Adult Biography  341.690268 RYB    AVAILABLE
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Description x, 273 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prelude to justice -- Crimes of the spring -- Late afternoon news -- Wintersberger -- Witness to atrocity -- The state of Bavaria -- Rumors from the Würm Mill Woods -- The utility of atrocity -- Steinbrenner unleashed -- The Gumbel report -- Law and disorder -- A realm unto itself -- Evidence of evil -- Presidential powers -- Death sentence -- Good faith agreements -- Rules of law -- Epilogue : the Hartinger conviction -- Appendix : Hartinger's registers.
Summary The remarkable story of Josef Hartinger, the German prosecutor who risked everything to bring to justice the first killers of the Holocaust and whose efforts would play a key role in the Nuremberg tribunal.
Subject Hartinger, Josef, 1893-1984.
Public prosecutors -- Germany -- Biography.
Nuremberg Trial of Major German War Criminals, Nuremberg, Germany, 1945-1946 -- Sources.
Special prosecutors -- History.
Governmental investigations -- History.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
National socialism -- Germany -- History.
ISBN 9780385352918
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