November 20, 1945 – Nuremberg Trials: Trials against 24 Nazi war criminals start at the Palace of Justice at Nuremberg.
Nuremberg Trials. Defendants in their dock, circa 1945-1946. The main target of the prosecution was Hermann Göring (at the left edge on the first row of benches), considered to be the most important surviving official in the Third Reich after Hitler's death. (in front row, from left to right): Hermann Göring, Rudolf Heß, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Wilhelm Keitel. (in second row, from left to right): Karl Dönitz, Erich Raeder, Baldur von Schirach, Fritz Sauckel.
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Creator(s): Office of the U.S. Chief of Counsel for the Prosecution of Axis Criminality. (05/02/1945 - 10/24/1946). Type(s) of Archival Materials: Photographs and other Graphic Materials
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Coverage Dates: ca. 1945 - ca. 1946. Part Of: Series: Photographs relating to Major Nuremberg Trials, compiled 1945 - 1946. Access Restriction(s): Unrestricted. Use Restriction(s): Unrestricted. General Note(s): Use War and Conflict Number 1297 when ordering a reproduction or requesting information about this image. Variant Control Number(s): NAIL Control Number: NWDNS-238-NT-612