Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Nuremberg Trials - 70th Anniversary- are they still relevant ?

2017 is the 70th anniversary of the Nuremberg trials - what are they and are they still relevant today - find out more using our academic links

The Nuremberg trials were a series of military tribunals held by Allied forces after WWII  they prosecuted Nazi military and political leaders for their involvement in the Holocaust.

Read the full text of the

Trial of the Major War Criminals before the International Military Tribunal Nuremberg, 14 November 1945 - 1 October 1946 This 42-volume series, also known as “The Blue Series,” is the official record of the trial of the major civilian and military leaders of Nazi Germany who were accused of war crimes

Harvard Law School Nuremberg Trials Project
also has the full text documents, plus transcripts, document files  and original photographs of events available for free on its website. It also includes essays  and biographical information on participants.

United States Holocaust Museum Encyclopedia has links to articles explaining the events which are suitable for students, plus links to oral history testimonies from survivors of the Holocaust

the Legacy
These sites discuss the impact
A basic introduction from the Huffington Post
Articles in the Conversation discuss the complex legacy
France 41 has some free teaching resources in French about the trial
United States Holocaust Museum
Amnesty International

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