Fritz Sauckel, IMT, Nuremberg Germany, 1945-1946

A serious Fritz Sauckel, head of the forced labor program, listens for a translation over IBM headphones. Ernst Friedrich Christoph "Fritz" Sauckel (27 October 1894 – 16 October 1946) was a German Nazi politician, Gauleiter of Thuringia and the General Plenipotentiary for Labour Deployment from 1942 until the end of the Second World War. Sauckel was among the 24 persons accused in Trial of the Major War Criminals before the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg. He was found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity, and was sentenced to death by hanging.

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.

General Roman Andriyovych Rudenko, Russian prosecutor, IMT 1945-1946

This is photo # 1910 from "souvenir set of Nurnberg War Crimes Trials photos." This is a photo of General Ruman Rudenko, the Russian prosecutor. This photo is from the first Nuremberg Trial (IMT) 1945-1946.

Hermann Goering on Witness Stand, IMT, Nuremberg Germany, 1945-1946

Hermann Goering on the witness stand during the noon recess. Goering has a soldier on either side of him.

Franz von Papen & Franz von Papen, Jr., IMT, Nuremberg Germany, 1945-1946

Father and son are brought together at the prison at the Palace of Justice in Nuremberg, Germany. Left Franz von Papen Jr. consults with his father in aid of his defense. Franz von Papen was acquitted by the IMT.

Hjalmar Schacht on the Stand, IMT, Nuremberg Germany, 1945-1946

Defendant Hjalmar Schacht on stand at Nuremberg during the IMT, May 1946. Schacht holds a photograph and is wearing the IBM translation headphones.

Hjalmar Schacht is released from the court, IMT, Nuremberg Germany, 1945-1946

Hjalmar Schacht is released from the court at the end of the trial. Schacht (sitting in center) was a German economist, banker, liberal politician, and co-founder of the German Democratic Party. He became a supporter of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party, and served in Hitler's government as President of the Reichsbank and Minister of Economics. Schacht was forced out of the government by disagreements with Hitler and other prominent Nazis by 1936, and had no role during World War II. He became a fringe member of the German Resistance to Hitler and was imprisoned by the Nazis at Dachau