A trove of documents from the Nuremberg Trials found in a flea market in Israel was sold at auction Wednesday for $10,000, a spokesman for the Kedem Auction House in Jerusalem told the Associated Press.
The trove of 500 pages,
An American collector bought the documents, including some used to convict top Nazis at the Nuremberg Trials. The documents arrived in Israel for the auction after being on public display at the Berlin Chabad center as part of events marking the Jan. 27 International Holocaust Remembrance Day
The Jerusalem-based Kedem auction house said they consist of English translations of Nazi documents; reports, protocols and memorandums distributed among the prosecutors; official documents connected to the trial; and hundreds of copies of documents from the time of the Nazi regime.
The papers reportedly are part of a collection that belonged to Isaac Stone, who headed the Berlin Document Center and the U.S. Foreign Service Office in the 1940s.
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