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Associated Press of London.
Hadamar atrocity trial opens.
"Carrol/AP 282494 101045DR E W AMS PS Special fee evenings £2-2-0 See stamp."
Caption on back of photograph reads: "The Hadamar Atrocity Trial opens. The Hadamar murder trial, the first mass atrocity trial to be held in the American Occupation Zone, began on October 8. This is the first time that German civilians will face murder charges not involving American nationals. Six men and one woman are being tried for the murder of 500 Polish and Russian slave labourers, at the Mental Institution of Hadamar, 40 miles from Frankfurt. Associated Press photo shows: A close up study of Dr Adolf Wehlmann, chief doctor at the Hadamar Mental Institution. He is accused of directing the murder of 500 slave labourers by poisonous injections."
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World War, 1939-1945
War crime trials
t Photographs of the Nazi war crimes trials, 1945-1946