POLICIES & PRINCIPLES: The Place of Judgment

POLICIES & PRINCIPLES

Britain and the U.S. proposed to try Germany's archcriminals at Nuremberg, long the spiritual home of Naziism. The Russians objected that Nuremberg was in the U.S. zone, said the trials should be held in the Soviet zone. U.S. and British security officers objected to holding the trials anywhere in Germany—they feared that anti-Nazi Germans and personal enemies of the accused might get out of hand. But Nuremberg seemed to be an almost certain choice.

The Simple Life. At Mondorf, a Luxembourg spa, the cream of Germany's criminal crop was being conditioned for the trials.

The Moscow radio accused the U.S....

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