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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 4, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Timdoy, Jinuiry 4, lit! THI LfTHMIDOl HICALD 7 British cabinet recommended early execution of Nazi leaders LONDON (Heuttf) BrtlA ministers recommended the Eummary execution of Nazi leaden without benefit of trial to avoid making a mockery of Justice, record! of Second World War released here show. Convinced ttat Hitler, Mus- solini and any other enemy leaders might fall into Allied hands would spend inter- minable hours defending their action before a court of law, the BrKMi cabinet decided to execute first and argue liter, the dlsctoee. Details of the proposed treat- ment of enemy leaders were contained in 950 volumes of war cabinet records and other Brit- ish government pipers releaied for the first time. They cover the period from Jistuary, 1M1, to July, 1M5. "rough Judoe" attitude of the British, meeting one month before tlx of the war, compared BtiurUy with that of the Rustic aod Amer- icana, who wanted some form of judidal procedure, the docu- ment! show. British ideas of >Btice meant that although the Nazis were considered guilty from the out- set, they would have to be giv- en unlimited time to defend their case. The result could be farcical or contemptuous, they decided. They might also make mar- tyrs for future generations of Germans. In a strange exchange of Centre Village "The Mall that has it all WAREHOUSE SALE! ALL STORES OPEN WEDNESDAY, JAN. 5 FROM 9 A.M. TO 9 P.M. THURSDAY AND FRIDAY 9 A.M. TO 9 P.M., SATURDAY f A.M. TO 6 P.M. 2nd Avenue and 13th Street N. Bath Botique Centre Village Phone 327-1323 rate, the soldiers irgued for a trial, the lawyers Then South African Premier Jan SmuLs said killing them would be a dangerous prece- dent, Prime Minuter Winston Churchill suggested a specific act of Parliament, naming the the death penalty. Tie newly released docu- meoto also detail Churchill's loyalty to Stalin while the Hus- sion were Britain's righting al- lies but his distrust of theii post-war inteodora. Bath Botique WHITE SALE QUALITY FIELD CREST TOWELS IOUNTIFUL YVES ST. LAURENT 6.49 3.39 ........1.29 1.99 1316 .17 BATH. Rtg. HAND. Sal. WASH CLOTHS. Reg. Sal. TIP. Sal. Set only LUSTRE FELICITY-VENITIA BATH. J QQ Dig. Sal..............4.90 HAND. R.g. Sal. WASH. Sal. TIP. Reg. Sal. 2.99 1.15 1.15 Set of 3 only 1 1 WINCHESTER- CASTILIAN BATH. Sal. HAND. Sal. WASH. Rti. tit. Sell 2.99 1.99 790 RAPTURE CASTILIAN RATH. R.g. Sal. HAND. Reg. Sal. WASH. Sal. MAC OPEN WEDNESDAY 9 A.M. 9 P.M. HOURLY SPECIALS! to a.m. CIGARETTES All popular brandi CARTON, SPECIAL 3 to a.m. PANTY HOSE 3 pair J for I .00 SPECIAl p.m. SILVIKRIN SHAMPOO LEMON, UME, CONDITIONER and NORMAL p.m. COTTON SUGAR BAGS SPECIAL ONLY WAREHOUSE SALE CORONADO PORTABLE POTATO CHIPS APPLIANCES Hand Minn, Can Op.n.n. Twin pack plain, lour m 'n' onion. STORE-WIDE CLEARANCE UP SAVINGS IN ALL DEPARTMENTS TO Nouseworei Toiletries Auto Sporting Goods Home Entertainment rui MACLEODS CENTRE VILLAGE MALL LETHMIDOI WINDSHIEIV WASHER ANTI-FREEEE PHENTEX YARN ;