Steve F wrote:Werd said:
"Hermann testified he went to an SS man telling him to keep quiet about the planned executions that were coming. He testified at Nuremburg in an Einsatzgruppen case in 1947"
Nuremberg was a farce; by 1947 many National Socialists had already been assassinated after their show trials.
Hermann could have said anything during a "trial"; maybe he feared for his family, who knows?
"But you raise an interesting point that could be applied to this one as well. Bodies and autopsies appear to be lacking"
Yes, that's the "key" to ALL of the show trials; not a scrap of physical evidence.
Ask "Nessie" if he has a reference to any photographs or films of investigations a la Katyn?
Any mass grave exhumations, photos of corpses, autopsies?.....and see how quickly he changes the subject.
But don't you know that this is because of Paul Blobel taking care of all that evidence:
Hahaha, there is also another gem in that article:In June 1942 he was put in charge of Aktion 1005, with the task of destroying the evidence of all Nazi atrocities in Eastern Europe. This entailed exhumation of mass graves, then incinerating the bodies. Blobel developed efficient disposal techniques such as alternating layers of bodies with firewood on a frame of iron rails.
Hartl had told me of a summer evening—that same hot summer in 1942—in Kiev when he was invited to dine with the local Higher SS Police Chief and Brigadeführer, Max Thomas. A fellow guest, SS Colonel Paul Blobel, had driven him to the general's weekend dacha. 'At one moment—it was just getting dark,' said Hartl, 'we were driving past a long ravine. I noticed strange movements of the earth. Clumps of earth rose into the air as if by their own propulsion—and there was smoke; it was like a low-toned volcano; as if there was burning lava just beneath the earth. Blobel laughed, made a gesture with his arm pointing back along the road and ahead, all along the ravine—the ravine of Babi Yar—and said, 'Here lie my thirty-thousand Jews