An Overview of the Nuremberg Trials By Jane RunyonName:Date:Directions:Fill in each blank with the word that best completes the reading comprehension.Word Bank●original●suicide●during●discussion●cabinet●humanity●prosecutor●agreement●figure●form●punishment●formed●ignore●bombings●against●victorious ●prosecutorsBy 1944, the Allied Forces were confident that they were going to be (1)_bombing_in World War II. Before Germany surrendered, leaders of the Allied nations began to discuss what should be done to punish Germany. After World War I, the Germans had trade restrictions imposed on them. Land they had taken was restored to the citizens of the (2)__original__country. Many believed that the (3)__punishment_____ for their acts (4)___during___World War II should be more severe. The crimes Hitler and his Nazi troops committed were not easy to (5)__ignore___. What to do with the leaders who committed these crimes was going to take time to (6)_figure_out.In August of 1944, one of President Roosevelt's own (7)__cabinet__members, Treasury Secretary Henry Morgenthau, submitted his plan to the president. His plan was fairly simple. He suggested shooting any German leader who was caught. He also suggested putting German soldiers captured in the war to work rebuilding Europe.