Nazi official Hans Fritzsche sits in his jail cell during the 1945 Nuremberg Trials. Fritzsche, who was a member of the Reich Propaganda Ministry, was one of only three defendants who was acquitted during the Nuremberg war crime trials.
On October, 3 Hans Fritzsche (Left) Accused For His Collaboration With Goebbels In The Spreading Of The Nazi Propaganda, Franz Von Papen (Middle) Accused Of Conspiring With Hindenburg To Make Hitler Obtain The Position Of Chancelor.
Hans Fritzsche was acquitted by the IMT. He said, "I am entirely overwhelmed--to be set free right here, not even to be sent back to Russia. That was more than I hoped for." He was later tried and convicted by a German court, then freed in He died in
Defendant Hans Fritzsche, Head of the Radio Division, one of twelve departments in Goebbel's Propoganda Ministry, enters the Nuremberg courtroom under American guard. "I have been tricked and trapped by the Himmler murder machine, even when I tried to put a check on it...Let us explain our position to the world, so that at least we won't die under this awful burden of shame." (11/21/45)
Hans Georg Fritzsche (April 1900 – September was a senior German Nazi official, ending the war as Ministerialdirektor at the Propaganda ministerium. One of only three acquitted at the Nuremberg Trials (b.
Nuremberg Trials. The three acquitted the accused of the war crimes trial - Franz von Papen (left); Hjalmar Schacht (middle), and Hans Fritzsche (right) give members of the press in a room of the Nuremberg Palace of Justice an interview. Germany. Photograph. October 30st 1946.
El político alemán Franz von Papen (izquierda), el financiero Dr. Hjalmar Schacht (centro) y el propagandista Hans Fritzsche (a la derecha) durante una conferencia de prensa después de haber sido absuelto de los cargos de crímenes de guerra en Núremberg