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The Nuremberg Trials

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What was MOST significant about The Nuremberg Trials that occurred in post-war Germany between 1945 and 1949?

A

It was the first time in history that military officials were tried for "crimes against humanity."

B

The Soviet Union refused to cooperate with the proceedings due to the dominance of the Americans at the Trials.

C

Most of Adolf Hitler's top leadership, namely Goebbels, Goehring, and Himmler, were tried and executed for their roles in Hitler's regime.

D

The American military tribunal faced severe criticism from the German population for their controlling presence, souring American-Germany relations for decades to come.

E

The format and operation of the Trials became the model for the United Nations Security Council.