Download PDF by James J. Weingartner: A Peculiar Crusade: Willis M. Everett and the Malmedy

By James J. Weingartner

In the wake of worldwide conflict II, seventy four participants of the Nazi SS have been accused of a warfare crime--soon to be referred to as the Malmedy Massacre--in which plenty of American prisoners of conflict have been murdered in the course of the conflict of the Bulge. all the German defendants have been came upon responsible and greater than part have been sentenced to death.

Yet none used to be finished and, a decade later, all have been published from criminal. This consequence resulted essentially from the dogged efforts of Willis M. Everett, Jr., a famous Atlanta lawyer who jeopardized his prestige as a member of the social elite to safeguard with nice zeal and dedication the accused Germans.

James Weingartner bargains clean insights into essentially the most arguable episodes of worldwide warfare II and within the procedure casts new gentle at the usually convoluted politics of battle crimes justice.

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