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The Nuremberg Trials: Photographs

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  • Aerial view of the Nuremberg Palace of Justice, where the International Military Tribunal tried 22 leading German officials for war crimes.
  • The defendants being tried before the International Military Tribunal in Nuremberg are seated in the prisoners' dock during a session of the trial.
  • An American military soldier serves Wilhelm List with his indictment at the beginning of the Hostage Case (May 12, 1947).
  • Rudolf Hess with prison psychologist at the Nuremberg trial.
  • American guards maintain constant surveillance over Nazi war criminals in the Nuremberg prison. (November 1945)

Sources: All photos copyright and courtesy of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum