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Argument of Robert K. Bell before the General Court-Martial in the case of United States v. Colonel John C. Nickerson, Jr.

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spc_nick_000122_000127

Title

Argument of Robert K. Bell before the General Court-Martial in the case of United States v. Colonel John C. Nickerson, Jr.

Description

Argument of Robert K. Bell before the General Court-Martial at Redstone Arsenal in defense of Colonel John C. Nickerson, Jr. Nickerson plead guilty and Bell's testimony was present in an effort to "extenuate or mitigate whatever he might have done." Bell calls Nickerson's judgment "bad" and his actions "unfortunate" and "careless" but argues that he is not disloyal, disobedient, or promoting his own welfare above that of the Army or national security.

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Date

1957-06-29

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Source

Col. John C. Nickerson, Jr. Papers
Box 1, Series 1, Folder 2
University of Alabama in Huntsville Archives, Special Collections, and Digital Initiatives, Huntsville, Alabama

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Citation

Bell, Robert K., “Argument of Robert K. Bell before the General Court-Martial in the case of United States v. Colonel John C. Nickerson, Jr.,” UAH Archives, Special Collections, and Digital Initiatives, accessed July 19, 2024, http://libarchstor2.uah.edu/digitalcollections/items/show/4147.

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