November 20 1945 – The Palace of Justice in Nuremberg Hosts War Crimes Trials for 24 Nazis

November 20 1945 – The Palace of Justice in Nuremberg Hosts War Crimes Trials for 24 NazisRate this post *Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons Six months after World War II in Europe came to an end, officials from all over the planet gathered in Nuremberg, Germany to put prominent Nazi administrators on trial for war crimes on November 20, 1945. With 24 of the top leaders standing trial for nearly a year, the quest for justice in the wake of the horrifying conflict started. The idea for a proceeding to create penalties for those who led the Nazi effort first surfaced in earnest near the end of 1944, as the Allied […]