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The young Soghomon Tehlirian stands trial in Berlin for his assassination of Talaat Pasha, a former leader of the Young Turks, who in 1915 were responsible for the systematic extermination of 1.5 million Armenians in the Ottoman Empire.
Governer of Michigan William Milliken honored director Hrayr Toukhanian with an executive proclamation praising him for having shot the entire movie in Michigan. Scenes of Assignment Berlin (1982) were filmed in the old German sections of Detroit and its suburbs. The reenactment of Soghomon Tehlirian's trial was shot in the historic Masonic Temple. [Asbarez, Dec.2016]
In 1915 the "Young Turk" Party of the Ottoman Empire, under the leadership of Talaat, Enver, and Djemal, methodically and systematically exterminated one and one-half million Armenians.
Title Card: "... the Turkish government began and ruthlessly carried out ...
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