Judge Marcel Nussy-Saint-Saëns

    Judge Marcel Nussy-Saint-Saëns was the man with the wholly unenviable job of presiding over the 1953 trial in Bordeaux of the 21 men from the Der Führer Regiment that could be brought to justice for the attack on Oradour. No matter what conclusions he and the other members of the Tribunal came to, they were going to arouse anger from either the Limousin or Alsace and in the event; both.

Judge Marcel Nussy-Saint-Sa?s
Photograph courtesy of Time magazine

 

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