War Criminals and Punishment


Written for the Writers' War Board in order to generate public support of the war effort, War Criminals and Punishment is a radio play in which a captured Adolf Hitler is brought before a court to stand trial for all of the horrors he has inflicted on the world. His murderous acts are described and Jewish victims testify against him.
Format: Radio play



For supporting material see Goldfarb, Alvin “The Holocaust on the Air: The Radio Plays of the Writer’s War Board,” Journal of American Drama and Theatre, v. 8, no. 2 (Spring 1996), pp. 48–58.

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Original Language: English

Writers’ War Board (1944)