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Beginning of the Nuremberg Trials...

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October 19, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 19, 1945 

* Nuremberg trials begin
* Hermann Goering - Rudolph Hess
* Loads of text & photos

The front page has a 3 column, 3 line headline announcing the opening of the Nuremberg Trials: "Big four Indict 24 Top Nazis For Plotting Against Peace; Atrocities In War Charged" with subheads including: "Party Corps Listed" "Goering, Hess, 13 Others Accused on All four Counts in Bill" "Charges Based on Violations of Pacts & Conventions--Outrages Itemized".  The report begins: "An indictment was presented today...to charge 24 of Germany's war leaders--all Nazi followers of Adolf Hitler--with participation in the bloodiest, blackest plot against peace & humanity that has ever stained history's pages...".

This report carries over to two inside pages which include photos of the judges, and six of the 24 accused (see).

Complete in 40 pages, in nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century