In , Marie Jalowicz, a Jewish girl hiding in Berlin, watched as a barkeep sold her for 15 marks to a man mysteriously nicknamed "the rubber director. The barkeep pulled Marie aside before she left with the man. Her fabricated backstory was simple; she just couldn't bear to live with her in-laws anymore. But, the barkeep added, her new patron was also "a Nazi whose fanaticism bordered on derangement. The "rubber director" earned his nickname from his wobbly gait, and Marie once heard that people in the late stages of syphilis "walked as if their legs were made of rubber, and they could no longer articulate properly.
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Eleanor Beardsley. Patrick Desbois began investigating Nazi crimes because of his family history. His grandfather was deported to a work camp in Ukraine during World War II but never spoke about what had happened. But no one wanted to speak about it. Patrick Desbois, a Roman Catholic priest, has spent the last 15 years investigating and uncovering the details of Nazi massacres across Eastern Europe and Russia, crimes known as the "Holocaust by bullets. While the Nazi death camps are well documented, much less has been known about the systematic murdering of Jews in what are today Ukraine, Belarus and Russia and other countries. Desbois changed that: He and his team interviewed nearly 6, witnesses, reconstructed the details of thousands of massacres and identified nearly 2, previously unknown execution sites.
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Ace Elliott. The Schutzstaffel, better known as the SS, was the black soul of the Nazi regime. When Heinrich Himmler became the head of the SS in , it was a turning point. He used ancestry and political loyalty to carefully vet all who were deemed ideal for the SS.
The Nuernberg trial records include transcripts of proceedings, prosecution and defense exhibits, interrogation records, document books and court papers, including official court files, minute books, order and judgment books and clemency petitions. In addition, the Nuernberg trial records include the prosecution document series, from which most of the prosecution exhibits and some defense exhibits were drawn. The nearly complete transcript of proceedings of the IMT, and most of the documentary evidence submitted to it, have been published in Trial of the Major War Criminals Before the International Military Tribunal Nuernberg, 42 vols. Government Printing Office, , 15 vols.