On Jan. 14, 1946, during the case against the Defendant Karl Doenitz, Col. Harry J. Phillimore of the British Delegation called Peter Josef Heisig, oberleutnant zur See in the German Navy. He testified regarding the speech of Admiral Doenitz and the order not to rescue enemy sailors and the rationale behind it. Doenitz’s counsel, Dr. Otto Kranzbuehler cross-examined Heisig.
Produced by US Army Signal Corps 1945-1956, housed in National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). Digitized and provided by The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; Steven Spielberg Film and Video Archive.