Buy Nuremberg Diary 1st Da Capo Press Ed by Gilbert (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible. Nuremberg Diary has ratings and 30 reviews. Pat said: Lo psicologo americano G.M. Gilbert seguì i 23 grandi criminali di guerra nazisti durante il pr. Yet the contents of my Nuremberg diary still shock and even haunt me. . was saying about the Jews, because, as he told Dr. Gustave Gilbert.

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Gustave Gilbert – Wikipedia

In Aprilhe was hanged nurembery fittingly, at the site of the former Auschwitz camp. Guilty on xiary 4; 20 years in Prison By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The sentence could not be carried out, however, because Goering committed suicide with smuggled cyanide capsules hours before his execution, scheduled for 15 October Gilbert, the prison psychologist, had an unrivaled firsthand opportunity to watch and question the Nazi war criminals.

The account of the psychological state of all pri This book is extremely interesting and was written by American psychologist GM Gilbert who was assigned as prison psychologist for the first Nuremberg trials – the Nazi leaders.

The Nuremberg Diary: A front row seat to evil

It is a fascinating record, based on Gilbert’s unique access to all of the Nuremberg defendants. Sometimes I quoted the prisoners verbatim in the original German. It raises questions about the veracity of Schacht’s protestations as reported in his own memoir, which I just read and reviewed Gilbert makes no overt judgement or analysis on the defendants throughout the book yet makes his opinions amply clear to anyone who has eyes for it.


Aug 28, Michal Hapala rated it it was amazing Shelves: Goering protested that too much weight was being put on these temperamental utterances. Books by Gustave Mark Gilbert. Two out of 21 express some remorse at what they have done. Non erano degli stupidi.

The stenographic transcripts of the interrogations have survived, to be sure, and confessions that we obtained can be heard being quoted when they were offered in evidence at the trial. Gilbert kept a journal of his observations of the proceedings and his conversations with the prisoners, which he later published in the book Nuremberg Diary.

I had a front-row seat, so to speak, as such monstrous evildoers as Goering, the perverted anti- Semitic propagandist Julius Streicher, former Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp commandant Rudolf Hoess, and Otto Ohlendorf, a senior commander of one of the notorious Einsatzgruppen mobile killing units, were confronted during their interrogations with incriminating evidence, often in the form of captured wartime documents that they themselves had signed.

So overall it was an interesting read both from a forensic point of view and from a general psychological point of view. Hesse dice di non riuscire a ricordare. Eppure erano uomini come noi. Jul 13, Chelly rated it really liked it.

Composed of shortened diary entries. Hoess went on to explain that there were 6 chambers total; 2 large ones and 4 smaller ones. Gilbert’s thorough knowledge gudtave German, deliberately informal approach, and complete freedom of access at all times to the defendants give his spellbinding, chilling study an intimacy and insight that remains unequaled.

Conspiracy to commit crimes alleged in other counts; 2. Gustave Gilbert conducted during the Nuremberg Trials and nuremherg serves as a platform for Dr. Gilbert had brief discussions.


I think the title is Trial at Nuremeberg and it does a good job of bringing the trial to life of course and as idary, the book is better. If [Hans] Frank [Governor-General of occupied Poland] had known about atrocities inhe should have come to him and he would have tried to do something about it.

He said that nuremnerg had been made clear for all time that advocating racial bigotry was intellectual conspiracy in murder; anybody who still advocated it was a spiritual father of a new wave of mass murder. The Nuremberg Diary is a collection of interviews Dr.

Nuremberg Diary by Gustave Mark Gilbert

The author a US Diry phychologist interviewed the defendants after each court session and each night. The individuals interrogated included both defendants and witnesses. There are hints in the comments of other defendants who disparaged Schacht’s testimony that he needed the job.

The author was the Psychologist at the Nuremberg Trials and had unfettered access to all the accused. Gutave the historical perspective gjlbert Persico, but a psychologists thoughts and story of spending over a year with some of the most vile leaders of the Third Reich.

Ten of the men were executed, and Hermann Goering committed suicide shortly before he was to be hanged. A retired clinical psychologist, he and his wife reside in Gwynedd, Pennsylvania.