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What were the Nuremberg Trials?


Answer by  Charlotte (76)

They were trials in Nuremberg, Germany, in which Nazi war criminals were prosecuted after World War II. High-ranking Hermann Goring, along with 11 others, was sentenced to death by hanging but he committed suicide in his cell the night before his scheduled execution. There were three acquittals.


Answer by  John (9008)

The Nuremberg trials took place after World War II. They were the war crimes tribunal that considered the cases against various Nazi officials for crimes against humanity, including the holocaust and genocide. They were named for the city in which they were held.

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