von Papen

On June 18, 1946, Sir David Maxwell-Fyfe, Deputy Chief prosecutor of the British Delegation conducted the only cross examination of Von Papen. The Defendant was Vice Chancellor of Germany and German Minister to Austria until 1938 and thereafter Ambassador to Turkey. This excerpt finds Von Papen, in German, trying to explain the early rise of Hitler and his possible role.

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.