<p>Roland Freisler (center), president of the Volk Court (People's Court), gives the Nazi salute at the trial of conspirators in the <a href="/narrative/12002">July 1944</a> plot to kill Hitler. Under Freisler's leadership, the court condemned thousands of Germans to death. Berlin, Germany, 1944.</p>

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