Nuremberg Day 9 Hess at Nuremberg, Admitting He Faked Loss of Memory

Publié le par Robert H Jackson Center

November 30, 1945, hearing before the International Military Tribunal, Nuremberg.

Nuremberg Day 9 Hess at Nuremberg, Admitting He Faked Loss of Memory

Nuremberg Day 9 Hess at Nuremberg, Admitting He Faked Loss of Memory

Attorney Von Rohrscheidt, representing Hess, applies to suspend proceedings because of Hess's loss of memory and inability to plead. The IMT president, Lord Geoffrey Lawrence (UK), questions. Argument by the chief U.S. prosecutor, Justice Robert H. Jackson. Hess then speaks, admitting that he falsely claimed amnesia, including to his counsel, for tactical reasons, and that henceforth his comprehension will be unimpaired. For more information, see www.roberthjackson.org.

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