Definitions for "Nuremberg Trials"
Trials of twenty-two major Nazi figures in Nuremberg, Germany in 1945 before the International Military Tribunal, followed by 11 other trials before a more limited tribunal..
The International Military Tribunal (opened in Berlin on October 18, 1945 and then continued in Nuremberg from November 1945 until October 1946) and also the twelve "successor" trials prosecuted by the United States between December 1946 and April 1949 against leaders of the Third Reich ministries, the military, industrial concerns, German legal and medical professions, and the SS.
War Crimes Trials that took place in Nuremberg, Germany in 1946, where some Nazis were tried and sentenced for POW violations, and other crimes against humanity by either imprisonment or death.