January 23, 1946 saw the submission of the case against Franz von Papen, Vice Chancellor in Hitler’s first cabinet and German minister to Austria and to Turkey. The presentation was made by Major J. Harcourt Barrington, a Junior Counsel of the British Delegation. Barrington characterized von Papen as an “unscrupulous opportunist” who was well practiced in duplicity.
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.