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Unformatted text preview: o Deportation o Enslavement Crimes against peace (planning a war) War crimes Conspiracy to commit crimes What defenses were put forward? Nazis were just following orders Ignorance Claimed they were brainwashed Nazi Regime hard not to follow orders Were the War Crimes Trails successful in carrying out their purpose? International Military Tribunal (IMT) o Tried 22 of the most important German war criminals Trials lasted a year (1945-1946) What happened to the Jewish survivors of the Holocaust after the war? Many were afraid to return home because of anti-Semitism that persisted in parts of Europe Those that did return home feared for their lives Jews were placed in displaced-persons camps Israel was established in May 1948 o 170,000 Jewish displaced persons had immigrated by 1953...
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- Fall '07
- The Holocaust