Friedrich Paulus, Field Marshal in World War II and commander of the 6th army in Stalingrad, testifies in the Nuremberg Trials in 1946 in front of the International Military Court of Justice in Nuremberg. Photo: Yevgeny Khaldei
Arthur Seyss-Inquart at the Nuremberg Trials, with a guard (1946). He was a Nazi lawyer who held high offices in Austria and occupied Poland and was eventually made Reichskommissar of the Netherlands. After the war he was tried at Nuremberg alongside other Nazi leaders, was found guilty, and hanged on October 16, 1946.
This fantastic higher level thinking lesson plan has students taking the role of a jury member in the Nuremberg Trials of accused Nazi war criminals after World War II. Includes 6 readings on Nazis tried at Nuremberg with a photo and an argument from the prosecution of the accused's crimes and defense. After reading, students charge him with one of the 4 crimes that were the actual charges at Nuremberg and then decide on an appropriate sentence.