Source: History of the United Nations War Crimes Commission and the Development of the Laws of War.  United Nations War Crimes Commission. London: HMSO, 1948

 I. THE MAJOR GERMAN WAR CRIMINALS

Tried by the International Military Tribunal, Nuremberg

Herman GÖRING:

Successor-designate to Hitler; President of the Reichstag; Commander of the Air Force; President of the Council of Ministers for Defence of the Reich; Head of Hermann Goring Combine; General of SS. Tried before I.M.T., Nuremberg, 1945-46. Sentenced to death 1.10.46. Committed suicide 16.10.46.

Joachim RIBBENTROP:

Reich Minister for Foreign Affairs. Member of Secret Cabinet Council; General of SS. Tried before I.M.T., Nuremberg, 1945-46; sentenced to death 1.10.46. Hanged 16.10.46.

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Rudolf HESS:

Deputy to Hitler, and successor designate after Goring. Member of Secret Cabinet Council. General of SS. Tried before I.M.T., Nuremberg, 194546. Sentenced to life imprisonment 1.10.46.

Ernst KALTENRRUNNER:

General of Police; Head of Reich Main Security Office (RSHA); Chief of Security Police and Security Service. Tried before I.M.T., Nuremberg, 1945-46; sentenced to death 1.10.46; hanged 17.10.46.

Alfred ROSENBERG:

Reich Minister for Occupied Eastern Territories; Commissioner for ideo-logical education; organiser of Einsatzstab Rosenberg (Looting Organisation); Reichsleiter. Tried before T.M.T., Nuremberg, 1945-46. Sentenced to death 1.10.46. Hanged 16.10.46.

Hans FRANK:

Former Bavarian Minister of Justice; Governor General of Poland; General of ss. Tried before I.M.T., Nuremberg, 1945-46. Sentenced to death 1.10.46. Hanged 16.10.46.

Martin BORMANN

Chief of Chancery of the Nazi Party; Member of the War Cabinet; General of ss. Tried before I.M.T., Nuremberg, 1945-46 in ubxntin; sentenced to death 1.10.46. (Believed dead.)

Wilhelm FRICK

Reich “ Protector ” of Bohemia and Moravia; Minister of the Interior; Reichsleiter of the Nazi Party. Tried before I.M.T., Nuremberg, 1945-46; sentenced to death 1.10.46. Hanged 16.10.46.

Fritz SAUCKEL

Gauleiter of Thuringia. Plenipotentiary for Man-Power in Germany and Occupied Territories. General of SS. Tried before I.M.T., Nuremberg, 194546. Sentenced to death 1.10.46. Hanged 17.10.46.

Albert SPEER:

Minister for Armaments; Head of Todt organisation; Reichsleiter of Nazi Party. Tried before I.M.T., Nuremberg, 1945-46. Sentenced to 20 years’ imprisonment.

Walter FUNK: Reich Minister for Economics; President of Reich Bank; member of the War Cabinet. Tried before I.M.T., Nuremberg, 1945-46. Sentenced to life imprisonment 1.10.46.

Constantin von NEURATH:

Professional diplomat: Reich “ Protector ” of Bohemia and Moravia: General of SS. Tried before I.M.T., Nuremberg, 1945-46. Sentenced to 15 years’ imprisonment.

Baldur von SCHIRACH: Reichsleiter of Nazi Party; Youth Leader; Gauleiter of Vienna. Tried before I.M.T., Nuremberg, 1945-46. Sentenced to 20 years’ imprisonment 1.10.46.

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Arthur SEYSS-INQUART: Deputy Governor of Poland; Reich Commissioner for Occupied Holland. General of SS. Tried before I.M.T., Nuremberg, 1945-46; sentenced to death 1.10.46. Hanged 16.10.46.

Julius STREICHER:

Gauleiter of Franconia; militant anti-Semite; editor of “ Der Sturmer ". Tried before I.M.T., Nuremberg, 1945-46; sentenced to death 1.10.46. Hanged 16.10.46.

Wilhelm KEITEL: Field Marshal; Chief of Supreme High Command; Member of Cabinet Council. Tried before I.M.T., Nuremberg, 194546; sentenced to death 1.10.46. Hanged 16.10.46.

Alfred JODL: Chief of Supreme Staff. Tried before I.M.T., Nuremberg, 1945-46; sentenced to death 1.10.46. Hanged 16.10.46.

Erich RAEDER

High Admiral. Tried before I.M.T., Nuremberg, 1945-46; sentenced to life imprisonment 1.10.46. 

Karl DÖNITZ

High Admiral; Commander of the U-Boat arm; Commander-in-Chief of Navy. Tried before I.M.T., Nuremberg, 1945-46; sentenced to ten years’ im-prisonment 1.10.46.

In the same category were:

Heinrich HIMMLER:

Reichs Leader of SS. Commissioner for the Strengthening of Germanism; Reichsleiter of Nazi Party. Committed suicide after arrest 23.5.45.

Robert LEY:

Leader of the Nazi Labour Front; Organiser of Central Inspection of Foreign Workers; General of SS. Tried by I.M.T., Nuremberg, 1945. Indicted as a major war criminal. Committed suicide during trial 25.11.45.

 

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