xii, 362 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
9780700616985 cloth alkaline paper 0700616985 cloth alkaline paper
Modern war studies.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
From war crimes to war crimes trials : the evolution of American judicial policy, 1942 to 1948 The response to the trials : attacks on all sides, 1946 to 1949 Prosecuting Hitler's high command : U.S. v. Wilhelm von Leeb et al. The soldiers' defense Presiding Judge John Carlton Young and the high command case judgment The debate over imprisoned soldiers and the politics of punishment, 1949 to 1952 Setting the war criminals free : the interim and mixed clemency and parole boards, 1953 to 1958 Conclusion Appendix 1: The high command case Appendix 2: German Army field formations and basic command structure Appendix 3: Wartime positions of the high command case field commanders Appendix 4: The high command case defendants' sentence expiration and parole and clemency release dates.
KZ1179.H54 H43 2010
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas,