April 16-17, 1946 saw the defense of Defendant Alfred Rosenberg by his counsel Dr. Alfred Thoma. In this excerpt, Rosenberg, in German, describes the decree creating the Ministry for the Occupied East which named him as Minister and its functions.
In cross examination, Thomas Dodd, Executive Trial Counsel for the American Delegation, elicited the facts about the well-known forced labor program.
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.