Jodl’s Final Statement

The Defendant Alfred Jodl had been Chief of the Operations Staff of the High Command of the German Armed Forces. “I believe and avow that a man’s duty to one’s people and fatherland stands above every other. To carry out this duty was for me an honor, and the highest law.”

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.