The letter explains the treatment of prisoners of war. of 3.6 million prisoners of war, only several hundred thousand are still able to work fully. a large part of them has starved, or died, because of the hazards of the weather. . the camp commanders have forbidden the civilian population to put food at the disposal of the prisoners, and they have rather let them starve to death. –letter to defendant wilhelm keitel from alfred rosenberg the letter prosecutors at the nuremberg trials prove that soviet prisoners were a) treated well despite the conditions. b) treated poorly. c) subject to execution. d) subject to crimes against peace.
Allowed to be killed by soldiers. The letter confirmed to the international military tribunal that the German high military commanders confirmed and sanctioned the murder of the unarmed soldiers whom they had captured by lethal means or by starvation.
subject to crimes against peace
The correct answer is B. The letter helped prosecutors at the Nuremberg Trials prove that Soviet prisoners were treated poorly in the Nazi concentration camps, as the great majority of them were unable to work (if not dead) after their internment, which means that they were treated in inhumane conditions by the Nazis, leaving them starve to death, torturing them, and committing many other atrocities against them.