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Defending Nazis in Postwar Czechoslovakia.

Defending Nazis in Postwar Czechoslovakia.

Drápal, Jakub

subjects: biographies and memoirs, history – 20th century, law – legal history

paperback, 214 pp., 1. edition
translation: Barton, Anna
published: february 2018
ISBN: 978-80-246-3730-3
recommended price: 400 czk

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This book tells the story of life of Kamill Resler, attorney who defended the most prominent Nazi tried in post-war Czechoslovakia: Karl Hermann Frank. Important cases that preceded Frank´s trial are presented as well as life events that influenced Resler and his legal carrier. Defences of other Nazi criminals following Frank´s trial are discussed as well as his private life and the end of his life in the communist regime.