Asked by: Pekka Garagalzaasked in category: General Last Updated: 7th May, 2020
What was the outcome of Nuremberg trials?
Likewise, people ask, what were the Nuremberg trials and what was the outcome?
The IMT indicted the defendants on charges of crimes against peace, war crimes, and crimes against humanity. Three of the four judges were needed for conviction. In the end, 12 defendants were sentenced to death, among them Joachim von Ribbentrop, Hans Frank, Alfred Rosenberg, and Julius Streicher.
Also, what was the purpose of the Nuremberg trials? The Nuremburg Trials were a joint creation of the United States, Great Britain, France, and the Soviet Union. The core purpose was to bring to justice the central military and political Nazi leaders responsible for war crimes.
Also to know is, what was the verdict of the Nuremberg trials?
Austin. On October 1, 1946, the International Military Tribunal handed down its verdicts in the trials of 22 Nazi leaders - eleven were given the death penalty, three were acquitted, three were given life imprisonment and four were given imprisonment ranging from 10 to 20 years.
Who was found guilty in the Nuremberg trials?
Three of the defendants were acquitted: Hjalmar Schacht, Franz von Papen, and Hans Fritzsche. Four were sentenced to terms of imprisonment ranging from 10 to 20 years: Karl Dönitz, Baldur von Schirach, Albert Speer, and Konstantin von Neurath.