Witnessing Atrocity: Survivor Testimony in the Auschwitz Trial, Frankfurt 1963-65April 7, 2017
The Auschwitz Trial was the biggest and most important postwar trial in West Germany. For the first time, Holocaust survivors and witnesses faced their tormentors in the homeland of the perpetrators. What were the legal parameters of this historic attempt to confront the atrocities of Auschwitz? And how did the witnesses experience this encounter?