Ilya Kopalin

  • Ilya Kopalin – Sud Idyot AKA The Court is in Session (1943)

    1941-1950DocumentaryIlya KopalinUSSRWar

    The world’s first trial against German war criminals took place in Kharkov in December 1943.
    Trial opened 15th December – 18th December defendants were executed.

    The film covers the trial of three Germans and one Russian:
    Corporal of German Secret Field Police Reinhard Retzlaw.
    Captain of the German Military Counter-Espionage Service Wilhelm Langheld.
    SS Obersturmbannführer, Company Commander of the SD Sonderkommando Hans Ritz.
    Collaborator, assitant to SD Sonderkommando, driver of the “gas van” Mikhail Bulanov.Read More »

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