Franz von Papen, Jr.

Franz von Papen, Jr. was part of his father's defense counsel. Franz von Papen was a German nobleman, Roman Catholic monarchist politician, General Staff officer, and diplomat, who served as Chancellor of Germany in 1932 and as Vice-Chancellor under Adolf Hitler in 1933-1934. Papen was captured along with his son Franz Jr. by the U.S

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.    

Robert H. Jackson and William E. Jackson at Yale University

New Justice Proud of Son, Yale Grad New Haven Conn - Attorney General Robert H. Jackson newly selected as Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court shows his pride as he poses with his son William E. Jackson when William graduated from Yale University today, June 17th.

Joachim von Ribbentrop on the Witness Stand, IMT, Nuremberg Germany, 1945-1946

Joachim von Ribbentrop on the witness stand during the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg, 1945-1946. Joachim von Ribbentrop was Germany's Foreign Minister from 1938-1945. Ribbentrop was charged with crimes against peace, deliberately planning a war of aggression, war crimes and crimes against humanity. Prosecutors presented evidence that Ribbentrop was actively involved in the planning of German aggression and the deportation of Jews to death camps, as well as his advocacy of the killing of American and British airmen shot down over Germany. He was hanged on October 16, 1946.

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.

Robert and Irene Jackson at a Washington D.C. Event

Scenes in the Life of Jackson, Possible New Chief Justice Washington D.C. - Since the announcement of the retirement July 1st of Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes, reports that Attorney General Robert Jackson would succeed to the Chief Justiceship have been rampant. Here is a picture of Robert and Irene Jackson at a capital function early this year.

Jackson Listens to Senate Discuss Appointment as Solicitor General, 1938

Robert H. Jackson listens to members of the Senate Committee discuss his appointment as Solicitor General, February 1938.

Tom Clark Speaking at a Press Conference during the IMT, Nuremberg Germany, 1945-1946

United States Attorney General Tom C. Clark (1945-1949) speaks during a press conference when he attended the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg. Tom Clark was an Associated Justice of the Supreme Court from 1949-1967.

Devastation of Nuremberg

A young woman walks down a path cleared between the ruins of fallen buildings in Nuremberg. Nuremberg was severely damaged in Allied strategic bombing from 1943-45. On January 2, 1945, Nuremberg was systematically bombed by the Royal Air Force and the U.S. Army Air Forces and about ninety percent of it was destroyed in only one hour, with 1,800 residents killed and roughly 100,000 displaced. In February 1945, additional attacks followed. In total, about 6,000 Nuremberg residents are estimated to have been killed in air raids