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13 December 1946

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Tribunal is not necessarily binding. It may have been admitted without objection as far as this Tribunal knows.

The objection of counsel for the defense to the offer of this document will be sustained without prejudice to its being offered again if other supporting evidence may be procured.

MR. McHANEY: This completes the presentation of documentary evidence on the freezing experiments conducted at Dachau; and Mr. Hardy will continue now with the introduction of testimony and proof on the malaria Experiments.

MR. HARDY: May it please the Tribunal, the prosecution charges in the indictment the defendants Karl Brandt, Handloser, Rostock, Gebhardt, Blome, Rudolf Brandt, Mrugowsky, Poppendick, and Sievers, in Count Two, Paragraph 6, Sub-paragraph C, and in Count Three, Paragraph 11, with special responsibility for and participation in the malaria experiments.

As will be shown in the course of this presentation, those experiments were also conducted at the Dachau Concentration Camp; and in this connection a Military Government Court of the United States of America sentenced Karl Schilling to death by hanging in the case of the United States versus Weiss, Ruppert, et al.

At this time the prosecution respectfully requests that the Honorable Tribunal call the witness August Heinrich Vieweg to the witness stand. Due notice has been filed with the office of the Secretary General; and the defense counsel have been duly notified that this witness has been summoned to appear before this Tribunal to testify to facts concerning the experiments at the Dachau Concentration Camp.

THE PRESIDENT: The witness will take the stand. Mr. Prosecutor?

MR. HARDY: Yes, sir.

THE PRESIDENT: Is this man a German national?

MR. HARDY: This man is a German national, yes sir.

FRANZ RIETWEG, a witness, took the stand and testified as follows:

THE PRESIDENT: Witness, you will stand at your place in the witness box, hold up your right hand, and be sworn. Repeat after me:

I swear by God, the Almighty and Onmiscient, that I will speak the pure truth and will withhold and add nothing.

(The witness repeated the oath.)


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