I never wanted to do anything wrong, Farben director Georg von Schnitzler told a packed war crimes court at Nurnberg which heard final pleas of 23 defendants in the I.G. Farben trial. The Farben directors were charged with aiding Hitler in his wars of conquest, and with richly profiting from the partnership. The defense countered that the industrialists had only come to the aid of their country to help protect it from "aggressor states."
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