Correspondence with Birkett, William Norman (1st Baron Birkett)

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      GB 1556 3000/9/1/152
  • Dates of Creation
      26/05/1961 - 01/06/1961
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Correspondence regarding the date of Birkett’s appointment as chairman of the Advisory Committee on the internment of British Nazi sympathisers under Defence Regulation 18B in 1940.

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William Norman Birkett, 1st Baron Birkett (1883-1962) was a British lawyer, politician and alternate British judge at the Nuremberg Trials in 1945. Later he was named Lord Justice of Appeal (1950) and ennobled peer (1958). See Hyde, H. M.,, London, Hamish Hamilton, 1965.

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