Sentencing Nazi Leaders at Nuremberg Trial (SOUND ONLY)
- Event Date
- October 1946
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Sentencing of Nazi Leaders at Nuremberg, Nuremberg, Germany, October 1946.
NOTE: Here, the actual sentences for the defendants are read, but there was a court ruling that no filming and photographs were allowed during the announcement. So the voice of judge is heard, no pictures, white screen,.
Sentences pronounced by tribunal:
Arthur Seyss-Inquart: Death (02:08:54)
Albert Speer: 20 years (02:08:18)
Constantin von Neurath: 15 years (02:09:45)
Martin Bormann: Death in absentia (02:10:06)
02:10:27 British Justice Geoffrey Lawrence registers dissent of the Soviet Justice on the verdicts for Hjalmar Schacht, Franz von Papen, and Hans Fritzsche. The Russians stated that these men should have been convicted and not acquitted. They further believe that Hess should receive death sentence, not life in prison. Justice Lawrence states that such decisions shall be annexed to the minutes.
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