Soldier to the Last Minute
Grossadmiral Karl Dönitz and the Nuremberg Trial
These pages about Grossadmiral Dönitz cover his actions in the last year of the war, focussed on the Nuremberg Trial and offer a brief overview about his years after the war.
Written by Clemens Brechtelsbauer
Grossadmiral Dönitz in the last year of the war as
Commander-in-Chief of the Kriegsmarine.
Dönitz' appointment as the last head of state of the Third Reich and
his actions as leader of the German government.
Here some light is shed on the question why and how the
Grossadmiral was tried for war crimes at the Nuremberg Trials.
What happened after Nuremberg to the Grossadmiral is
reported here and an attempt is made to describe the historic dimension
of the Grossadmiral's personality.