Large parts of the State Department and the British government weren’t at all keen on prosecuting the Nazis. They were already looking to rebuilding Germany after the war. And indeed with the onset of the Cold War, this whole process was closed down.
April 20, 2017
Kept sealed in the UN archives for the past seventy years, files kept by the United Nations War Crimes Commission (UNWCC) reveal war-time secrets and provide impetus to reinforce our much-needed human rights efforts today.
A little-known UN agency operating between 1943 and 1948, the United Nations War Crimes Commission (UNWCC) was tasked with the goal of identifying, classifying and assisting national governments with the…