David M. Berke Collection of Nuremberg Trials Depositions

Deposition, May 6, 1945

Chilling statement by Waffen SS Unterscharfuehrer Sommerhof detailing his participation in mass killings of thousands perpetrated in Pleskau (Pskov) and at KZ-Oranienburg. "PS -- I beg mild judgment in my case, since I am basically a good-hearted man. I am a great animal lover, and have never hurt an animal."

Extent:
3 p.
Subject(s):
witness:
Sommerhof, Franz Xaver
Genre:
Location:
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
MS 804
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Identifier:
mums804-f05-i019
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Deposition, May 6, 1945. David M. Berke Collection of Nuremberg Trials Depositions (MS 804). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
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