Newly discovered Nuremberg war trial documents reveal one of Hitler's henchmen tried and failed to have the Archbishop of Canterbury as a character witness
Newly discovered Nuremberg war trial documents have revealed that one of Adolf Hitler's henchmen tried to have the Archbishop of Canterbury as a character witness.
The papers highlight the desperate attempts made by some of the Nazis to weasel their way out of justice.
Joachim von Ribbentrop was a close aide to Adolf Hitler, who was convicted for helping to start the Second World War, for planning the final solution and the death of six million Jews and for war atrocities in France and Denmark.
Before the war he was a German diplomat and claimed to have previously met Archbishop William... read more
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