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Collection Number: 03567

Collection Title: Records of Nuremberg War Crime Trials, 1947-1948.

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Size 18.0 linear feet
Abstract Richard Dillard Dixon of Edenton, N.C., alumnus of the University of North Carolina, lawyer and businessman, clerk of court and superior court judge, went to Germany in 1946 for the Nuremberg war crime trials and in May 1947 was appointed to serve as an alternate to any of the Tribunals. He participated in four of the twelve war crimes trials held in Nuremberg under authority of the Allied Control Council Law No. 10, specifically cases no. 1, no. 2, no. 5, and no. 9. Files concerning case no. 5, the Flick trial, and case no. 9, the Einsatzgruppen trial, of the twelve trials of war criminals before the Nuremberg Military Tribunals under Allied Control Council Law No. 10. The files consist almost entirely of mimeographed transcripts of daily proceedings and of related documents; they contain some materials not included in the officially published proceedings.
Creator Dixon, Richard Dillard, 1888-1952.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Records of Nuremberg War Crime Trials, #3567, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Gift 1949
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Richard Dillard Dixon of Edenton, N.C., alumnus of the University of North Carolina, lawyer and businessman, clerk of court and superior court judge, went to Germany in 1946 for the Nuremberg war crime trials and in May 1947 was appointed to serve as an alternate to any of the Tribunals. He participated in four of the twelve war crimes trials held in Nuremberg under authority of the Allied Control Council Law No. 10, specifically cases no. 1, no. 2, no. 5, and no. 9.

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Files concerning case no. 5, the Flick trial, and case no. 9, the Einsatzgruppen trial, of the twelve trials of war criminals before the Nuremberg Military Tribunals under Allied Control Council Law No. 10. The files consist almost entirely of mimeographed transcripts of daily proceedings and of related documents; they contain some materials not included in the officially published proceedings.

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Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

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