Rudolf Hess, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Baldur von Schirach, IMT, Nuremberg Germany, 1945-1946

"Flash bulbs were not in use during courtroom hours- except when we were before the time and permission was given. Here is a very close shot of Rudolf Hess, Joachim von Ribbentrop, and in the rear, Baldur von Schirach." - Ray D'Addario Rudolf Hess was a Nazi official acting as Adolf Hitler's Deputy in the Nazi Party. Baldur Benedikt von Schirach was a Nazi youth leader later convicted of being a war criminal. Schirach was the head of the Hitler-Jugend (HJ, Hitler Youth) and Gauleiter and Reichsstatthalter ("Reich Governor") of Vienna. Joachim von Ribbentrop was Foreign Minister of Germany from 1938 until 1945.

Hjalmar Schacht and Hans Fritzsche, IMT, Nuremberg Germany, 1945-1946

Hjalmar Schacht, President of the German Reischsbank Minister of Economics, and shown in rear is Hans Fritzsche, head of the Home Press Division of the Reich Ministry of Propaganda.

Prime Minister Mackenzie King of Canada Arrives in Nuremberg

Canadian Prime Minister William Lyon MacKenzie King arrived in Nuremberg, Germany. Troops stand at attention.

Robert P. Patterson, Furth Airport, Germany

United States Secretary of War, Robert P. Patterson at Furth airport in Germany.

Robert H. Jackson Reads Congratulatory Message on New Job

Washington, June 12 -- Jackson Reads Congratulatory Message on New Job -- Nominated by President Roosevelt today to be an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, Attorney General Robert Jackson sat at this desk in the Justice Department today and read over a message of congratulations.    

Tydings Opposes Jackson’s Court Nomination, Washington D.C., June 30, 1941

  Washington, June 30 -- Tydings Opposes Jackson Court Nomination -- Attorney General Robert Jackson (Left) and Sen. Millard E. Tydings (Right) (D-MD) faced each other across a hearing table today as Sen. Tydings told a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Jackson was unfit for the Supreme Court to which he was nominated by President Roosevelt. Between them is Chairman Carl A

Wilhelm Keitel, IMT, Nuremberg Germany, 1945-1946

Defendant Wilhelm Keitel talks with his defense in the free period after noon lunch. Wilhelm Keitel was a German Field Marshal, head of the   Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (Supreme Command of the Armed Forces) and de facto war minister. At the Allied court at Nuremberg he was tried, sentenced to death and hanged as a major war criminal October 16, 1946.

Albert Kesselring, IMT, Nuremberg Germany, 1945-1946

Witness is Albert Kesselring, a German Luftwaffe Generalfeldmarschall. After the war, Kesselring was tried for war crimes and sentenced to death. The sentence was subsequently commuted to life imprisonment. A political and media campaign resulted in his release in 1952 for poor health. Commander-in-Chief of German Forces in Italy and Military Commander of Italy. Presented as a witness in Goering's defense.

Robert H. Jackson & William E. Jackson leaving Palace of Justice, IMT, Nuremberg Germany, 1945-1946

"U.S. Prosecutor Robert H. Jackson leaves the courtroom following the morning session. Directly behind him is his son, Ensign William E., working with the American Prosecution Staff."- Ray D'Addario