DEFENCE WITNESS ERHARD MILCH (ON BEHALF OF HERMANN GOERING) IS CROSS-EXAMINED BY ROBERT H JACKSON AND OTTO STAHMER [Allocated Title]
Further scenes of Erhard Milch's testimony.
Shot from the top of the courtroom shows the judges Donnedieu de Vabres and Robert Falco, officers of court, court reporters, chief prosecutor of the USA Robert H Jackson standing at the speaker's stand, with the tables with the prosecution counsels in the background. Prosecutor Jackson questions the witness Erhard Milch on a document concerning a conference attended by defendant Ernst Kaltenbrunner. Shot of the dock from above showing Hermann Goering, Rudolf Hess, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Wilhelm Keitel, Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Alfred Rosenberg, Hans Frank, Wilhelm Frick, Julius Streicher, Walter Funk and Hjalmar Schacht. On the back row are Karl Doenitz, Erich Raeder, Baldur von Schirach, Fritz Sauckel, Alfred Jodl, Franz von Papen, Artur Seyss-Inquart, Albert Speer, Constantin von Neurath and Hans Fritzsche. In front of the dock are the defence counsels Otto Kranzbühler, Robert Servatius, Hanns Marx, George Froeschmann , Alfred Seidl and Kurt Kauffmann. In the background there is the table of the American prosecution counsel. Shot shows the bench with the judges Birkett, Lawrence, Parker, Biddle, De Vabres and Falco and several officers of court. Close up shots of prosecutor Jackson; Hermann Goering, Rudolf Hess and Joachim von Ribbentrop in the dock; judges Biddle, Parker, De Vabres and Falco; prosecutor Sir David Maxwell Fyfe (GB) and prosecutor Henri Delpech (France); the prosecution counsel of the USSR including General R A Rudenko, N D Zorya, M Y Raginsky (?) and L N Smirnov; Erich Raeder, Baldur von Schirach, Fritz Sauckel and Wilhelm Keitel in the dock; and of Ernst Kaltenbrunner and Alfred Rosenberg in the dock. Defence counsels Hanns Marx and Alfred Seidl are also seen. Defence counsel Otto Stahmer questions witness Erhard Milch on the Thälmann case. Milch states that the former president of the German communist party, Erich Thälmann, who was sent to a concentration camp was contacting Hermann Goering to complain about his treatment. Close up shot of several officers of court and some court reporters. Jackson at the inquiry desk (no sound).