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IMT Nuremberg : Reflections

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‘It was for this that we fought’


What next after Nuremberg – Maxwell Fyfe’s reflections during the summer of 1946 – Where Nazism failed – Norman Birkett and renewal after WWII – Non Semper Imbres reprise – The law is a living thing – The trial concludes – His closing speech – The Soldier – Reflections on disillusionment




Commentary by Tom Blackmore

Narrated by Sue Casson

David Maxwell Fyfe : Robert Blackmore

Sylvia Maxwell Fyfe : Lily Casson




Letters exchanged between David and Sylvia Maxwell Fyfe in 1946

David Maxwell Fyfe’s article ‘Where Nazism failed : The Potential Myth’

John Buchan’s selection of Scottish poetry

Extracts from David Maxwell Fyfe’s closing at Nuremberg Trials August 1946




Non Semper Imbres (reprise)

Poem by James Logie Robertson

Set to music and played by Sue Casson

Sung by Lily and Sue Casson


Recorded at Lana Banana Studios

Engineered by Henry Willard

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