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Nazi leaders sentenced to death...



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October 1, 1946

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New York, October 1, 1946

* Nazis sentenced to death for war crimes
* Hermann Goering & Rudolph Hess amongst


A 26 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "AGGRESSIVE WARFARE IS HELD SUPREME CRIME" with subhead: "Top Nazis Seem Reconciled to Death Sentences"

This report tells of the guilty verdict handed down on some of the most powerful Nazi leaders soon after World War II.

Other news of the day. Light browning with little spine and central fold wear, otherwise good.

wikipedia notes: The Nuremberg trials were a series of trials, or tribunals, most notable for the prosecution of prominent members of the political, military, and economic leadership of Nazi Germany after its defeat in World War II. The trials were held in the city of Nuremberg, Germany, from 1945 to 1946, at the Palace of Justice. The first and best known of these trials was the Trial of the Major War Criminals before the International Military Tribunal (IMT), which tried 22 of the most important captured leaders of Nazi Germany. It was held from November 21, 1945 to October 1, 1946. The second set of trials of lesser war criminals was conducted under Control Council Law No. 10 at the US Nuremberg Military Tribunals (NMT); among them included the Doctors' Trial and the Judges' Trial. This article primarily deals with the IMT; see the Subsequent Nuremberg Trials for details on those trials.

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