My Father: Memories of a Nuremberg Judge
Please join us to hear Judy Hamilton Crockett share memories and letters from her father, Major Clarence E. Hamilton, a Judge Advocate in Nuremberg, Germany.
Friday, May 19, 2017 | 7:00pm
Location: 761 Tucker Lane, Rossmoor, CA
The Nuremberg trials were a series of military tribunals, held by the Allied forces after World War II, which were most notable for the prosecution of prominent members of the political, military, judicial and economic leadership of Nazi Germany who planned, carried out, or otherwise participated in the Holocaust and other war crimes. The trials were held in the city of Nuremberg, Germany, and their decisions marked a turning point between classical international law and contemporary international law.
Major Hamilton served in WWI, was an attorney, and re-enlisted at age 50 to serve in WWII. He was the man in charge of the denazification of Germany and reestablishing the postwar court system in the Allied occupied area.
Cost: $35 (includes food and beverages)
Please RSVP by May 12th
Call Judy Klabouch at (562) 598-8694 or Christina Garcia at Casa Youth Shelter at (562) 594-6825