PROSECUTION WITNESSES GENERAL WESTHOFF AND MAX WIELEN ARE QUESTIONED BY SIR DAVID MAXWELL FYFE AT THE NUREMBERG TRIBUNAL [Allocated Title]
General Adolf Joseph Westhoff and Max Wielen are questioned about the shooting of fifty RAF airmen at Stalag Luft III, and Ernst Kaltenbrunner is also questioned.
I. Shot from the back of the courtroom showing the defence counsel, court reporters, officers of court, stenographers, the judges, the witness stand and the speaker's stand. Deputy chief prosecutor Sir David Maxwell Fyfe (GB) questions General Adolf Joseph Westhoff on the shooting of 50 RAF airmen at the prisoner's camp Stalag Luft III and Wilhelm Keitel's involvement in these actions; close-up of Westhoff and Maxwell-Fyfe. Close up of witness Max Wielen being sworn in. G D Roberts (GB) reads Wielen's affidavit on the events at Stalag Luft III; also visible is the bench with the judges, the stenographers and several officers of court. At the prosecution tables, Sir David Maxwell Fyfe (GB) and Thomas Dodd (USA) are seen. Close up shot of Mr Roberts.
II. Defendant Ernst Kaltenbrunner enters the witness stand guarded by two members of the US Military Police. At the speaker's stand is defence counsel Dr Kurt Kauffmann, his defence attorney. Kaltenbrunner gives evidence on the "bullet decree" document and the erection of concentration camps in Lublin. Close up shots of Ernst Kaltenbrunner and of defence counsel Dr Kurt Kauffmann.