Liberating Gunskirchen at 18 and attending the Nuremberg Trial at 19. Alan Moskin. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

Jan 31, 04:46 AM
Photo: Defendants in the dock at the Nuremberg trials. The main target of the prosecution was Hermann Göring (at the left edge on the first row of benches), considered to be the most important surviving official in the Third Reich after Hitler's death.
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Nuremberg Trials
. Defendants in their dock, circa 1945-1946. (in front row, from left to right): Hermann Göring, Rudolf Heß, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Wilhelm Keitel (in second row, from left to right): Karl Dönitz, Erich Raeder, Baldur von Schirach, Fritz Sauckel

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Liberating Gunskirchen at 18 and attending the Nuremberg Trial at 19. Alan Moskin. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

Alan Moskin was born in Englewood, New Jersey on May 30, 1926. Alan was drafted into the military service at the age of 18 and served in the United States Army during World War II from 1944 until 1946. He was a member of the 66th Infantry, 71st Division, part of General George Patton’s 3rd Army. At the beginning of May, 1945, his Company participated in the liberation of the Gunskirchen Concentration Camp, a subcamp of Mauthausen. After the war ended, Alan remained in Europe as a member of the U.S. Army of Occupation during which time he attended the Nuremberg Trials of top Nazi officials.