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View of the Palace of Justice in Nuremberg

View of the Palace of Justice (left), where the International Military Tribunal trial was held. Nuremberg, Germany, November 17, 1945.

The Palace of Justice was selected by the Allied powers as the location for the International Military Tribunal (IMT) because it was the only undamaged facility extensive enough to accommodate a major trial. The site contained 20 courtrooms and a prison capable of holding 1,200 prisoners.


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View of the Palace of Justice (left). Nuremberg, Germany, November 17, 1945. [LCID: 83116]

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