Trial of Vidkun Quisling in Oslo and German leaders surrender in Germany.
Oslo Norway Date:1945 Duration:2 min 57 sec Sound:Yes
The first preliminary trial of Nazi war criminals following WWII. Norwegian leader Vidkun Quisling is tried for high treason in Oslo, Norway. Men are seated during the trial. Vidkun Quisling sits during the hearing. View of the Norwegian ship "Patria" which is now Allied headquarters, in Flensburg, Northern Germany. On May 9, 1945, the Allies arrest all elements of the German shadow government at Flensburg. German prisoners march near the harbor. Ships in the background. High German officials are arrested. Castle at Flensburg. Inside lies the body of General-Admiral Hans-Georg von Friedeburg,after he committed suicide. Picture of Admiral Doenitz, on wall above the body. Colonel General Alfred Jodl, leaving the Germany Army Headquarters at Flensburg, as he is taken into custody. Exterior view of German shadow government headquarters at Flensburg. Grand Admiral Karl Doenitz, successor to Hitler, is taken into custody. Doenitz and Jodl, are escorted by Allied armed guards, through a tunnel in the Flensburg compound. View of house in Luneberg, Germany, where Nazi SS leader, Heinrich Himmler, commits suicide after his arrest by British soldiers. View of cyanide poison pills taken from Himmler, before he succeeded in taking one he had hidden in his mouth. Body of Himmler.
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