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White envelope with text in English: "War Crimes commission returns 25,000 Word Indictment vs. 24 Top Nazis including Goering, Hess and Von Ribbentrop." Includes a sheet with a blue "discontinued" stamp.
Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: A War Crimes Commission was set up shortly after the war. It returned indictments against twenty-four Nazis, twenty-one of whom later stood trial before the International Military Tribunal in Nuremburg. Of the twenty-one defendants at Nuremburg three were acquitted, seven drew prison sentences, and eleven were sentenced to be hanged.
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Iwo Jima, stamp, Nuremburg Trial, United States, Commemoration, War Crimes Commission, Indictment of Top Nazis
"U.S. Commemoration of War Crimes Commission Indictment of Top Nazis Cover" (1945). Bulmash Family Holocaust Collection. 2012.1.159ab.