Famous World Trials
Nuremberg Trials
. 1945 - 1949
Meet the Major War Criminals Trial Defendants
Charter, Indictments & Sentences
The Major War Criminals Trial:
Transcript Excerpts
The Major War Criminals Trial:
Assorted Images

Chief U. S. Prosecutor Robert Jackson and Uri Pokrovski, 
Assistant Soviet Prosecutor, listen to a defense summation 
in the Major War Figures Trial.
Courtroom Diagram with Images
The Subsequent Nuremberg Trials:
An Overview & Images
The Medical ("Nazi Doctors") Trial
(Case No. 1)
The Justice ("Nazi Judges") Trial
(Case No. 3)
A Trial Account
by Douglas O. Linder   
No trial provides a better basis for understanding the nature and causes of evil than do the Nuremberg trials from 1945 to 1949.  Those who come to the trials expecting to find sadistic monsters are generally disappointed.  What is shocking about Nuremberg is  the ordinariness of the defendants: men who may be good fathers, kind to animals, even unassuming--yet committed unspeakable crimes.  Years later, reporting on the trial of Adolf Eichmann, Hannah Arendt wrote of "the banality of evil."  Like Eichmann, most Nuremberg defendants never aspired to be villains.  Rather, they either overidentified with an ideological cause or suffered from a lack of imagination: they couldn't fully appreciate the human consequences of their career-motivated decisions....(CONTINUED)
 Famous Trials
The Einsatzgruppen Trial (Case No. 9)
The Movie: Judgment at Nuremberg
  Links & Bibliography