An introduction for students to the complex 1946 war crimes trial of major Nazi leaders such as Goering, Hess and Himmler. Documents in every chapter include press accounts, testimony and cross-examination of defendants, the Treaty of Versailles, and the final indictment by an American judge.
Michael R. Marrus is professor of history at the University of Toronto, a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and a regular speaker at the U.S. Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C. An internationally renowned Holocaust scholar, Marrus is the author of five books and numerous articles on European history, including the award-winning works Vichy France and the Jews (1981, 1995), written with Robert O. Paxton, and The Holocaust in History (1987). He has been a Guggenheim Fellow, a visiting professor at UCLA, and a visiting fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies of the Hebrew University and St. Antony s College, Oxford.