Nuremberg Trials

Defendants in their dock at the Nuremberg Trials

Defendants in their dock at the Nuremberg Trials

The Nuremberg trials (German: Die Nürnberger Prozesse) were a series of military tribunals held by the Allied forces under international law and the laws of war after World War II. The trials were most notable for the prosecution of prominent members of the political, military, judicial and economic leadership of Nazi Germany, who planned, carried out, or otherwise participated in the Holocaust and other war crimes. The trials were held in the city of Nuremberg, Germany, and their decisions marked a turning point between classical and contemporary international law. Wikipedia

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Pictures of the 24 Nazi leaders being prosecuted for war crimes at the Nuremberg TrialsPictures of the 24 Nazi leaders being prosecuted for war crimes at the Nuremberg Trials Fri, Oct 19, 1945 – Page 9 · The Daily Times-News (Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina) · Newspapers.comNuremberg prisoners reportedly feel Nuremberg prisoners reportedly feel "absolutely right" in their political beliefs Mon, Oct 22, 1945 – 6 · The Guardian (London, Greater London, England) · Newspapers.comRobert Ley, a Nazi leader, commits suicide, potentially making the Nuremberg Trials shorterRobert Ley, a Nazi leader, commits suicide, potentially making the Nuremberg Trials shorter Sat, Oct 27, 1945 – 4 · The Guardian (London, Greater London, England) · Newspapers.comJustice Robert H. Jackson, prosecutor for the United States, wants Nuremberg trial to be quickJustice Robert H. Jackson, prosecutor for the United States, wants Nuremberg trial to be quick Fri, Nov 2, 1945 – Page 9 · The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle (Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin) · Newspapers.comNuremberg Trials may be delayed to give time for defense attorneys to prepare their casesNuremberg Trials may be delayed to give time for defense attorneys to prepare their cases Sun, Nov 4, 1945 – Page 10 · The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America) · Newspapers.com"Dress rehearsal" held for Nazi war crimes trial to make sure everything will run smoothly Tue, Nov 6, 1945 – Page 10 · The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America) · Newspapers.comInterpreters of the Nuremberg trial have exacting job of translating in the courtroomInterpreters of the Nuremberg trial have exacting job of translating in the courtroom Sun, Nov 25, 1945 – 4 · The Observer (London, Greater London, England) · Newspapers.comPhoto of 8 Nazi leaders, including Hermann Goering and Rudolf Hess, at the Nuremberg TrialsPhoto of 8 Nazi leaders, including Hermann Goering and Rudolf Hess, at the Nuremberg Trials Thu, Nov 29, 1945 – 5 · The Evening Times (Sayre, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States of America) · Newspapers.comCourt is presented with film of the rise and fall of Nazi regime and of some of the war crimesCourt is presented with film of the rise and fall of Nazi regime and of some of the war crimes Wed, Dec 12, 1945 – 5 · The Guardian (London, Greater London, England) · Newspapers.comEditorial: Editorial: "Nuremberg Trials Are Called New Trail in World Justice" Fri, Dec 14, 1945 – Page 10 · The Des Moines Register (Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States of America) · Newspapers.comNuremberg tribunal hears evidence against Ernst Kaltenbrunner, an SS leaderNuremberg tribunal hears evidence against Ernst Kaltenbrunner, an SS leader Thu, Jan 3, 1946 – 5 · The Guardian (London, Greater London, England) · Newspapers.comJulius Streicher, a defendant in the Nuremberg trials, suffers heart attack during recessJulius Streicher, a defendant in the Nuremberg trials, suffers heart attack during recess Wed, Jan 23, 1946 – 1 · Des Moines Tribune (Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States of America) · Newspapers.comNuremberg Tribunal has completed its work; Now awaiting court's verdictNuremberg Tribunal has completed its work; Now awaiting court's verdict Thu, Sep 5, 1946 – Page 4 · The Pantagraph (Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States of America) · Newspapers.comNews regarding the Nuremberg verdicts; Also, photo of Goering and Hess reacting to their sentencesNews regarding the Nuremberg verdicts; Also, photo of Goering and Hess reacting to their sentences Wed, Oct 2, 1946 – Page 2 · The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America) · Newspapers.comOp-ed: Twelve Nazis sentenced to be hanged were Op-ed: Twelve Nazis sentenced to be hanged were "brought to the hangman by their own orders" Wed, Oct 2, 1946 – Page 4 · The Ottawa Journal (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) · Newspapers.comOp-ed: Op-ed: "Nuremberg Trials Failed to Outlaw Aggressive Warfare" Wed, Oct 23, 1946 – 8 · Des Moines Tribune (Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States of America) · Newspapers.com
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