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The Malmedy Trial: A Case of Truth, Justice and False History

July 19, 2017 | Book Beat, Brooklyn College

In 1944, a notorious Nazi combat unit captured and executed 84 American soldiers – an episode that became known as the Malmedy Massacre. Most of the Germans were later sentenced to death for war crimes but eventually released – for reasons that today are the stuff of mythology. In “The Malmedy Massacre: The War Crimes Trial Controversy,” Brooklyn College historian Steven Remy investigates the truth about the worst atrocity against American soldiers in World War II.