War Crimes Trails

By : JT Cecil block 4

The Allied power (U.S.,  Great Britain, Soviet Union) was suing the  Axis Power ( Italy, Germany, Japan) for murdering Jews during WW 1&2. And tired to sue 177 people but only win 97 out of 177. US and soviet Union issued the first declaration of murder.1 person out of 177 got the death in jail.

10 interesting facts

1. The trail began on December 17, 1942      

2.Allied powers announced their determination to punish axis war criminals  

3. United States, Great Britain and the Soviet union issued the first declaration

4. The document was signed by the foreign secretaries

5. From October 18, 145 - October 1, 1946 the IMT trieed 22 Major Charges

6. IMT defined crimes against humanity as "Murder"

7. US Military tribunals conducted 12 further trails

8. These trails are often referred to Subsequent Nuremberg Proceeding

9. Between December 1946 and April 1949 US prosecutors tired  177

10. US won the conviction of 97 out of 177 defendants   

Time line

1. Allied power was formed- September 5, 1914

2. Axis power was formed- September 27, 1940

3. The trials began- December 17, 1942

4. IMT tried 22 major charges- October 18, 1945 to October 1, 1946

5. Herman Frank was sentenced to death- October 18, 1945

6. International Military Tribunal want the trail- December 1945

7. Alfred Rosenberg was sentenced to 10-20 years in prison - October 1, 1946

8. US prosecutors tired 177- December 1946 to April 1949

1. Axis Power -  Their were being sued

2. Allied power- Were sewing Axis Power

3. Herman Frank - Was sentenced to Death in prison

4. Alfred Rosenberg- Was sentenced to 10- 20 years in prison

5. International Military Tribunal- Wanted the trail

The Allied power was the hero's because they won 97 charges out of 177

It is important to people to know that Allied power went through a lot  to help out the Jews that had died in Concentration camps during World War 1&2

That U.S. and Great Britain and the Soviet Union had work together to help get justice

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