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An Overview of the Nuremberg Trials By Jane Runyon Name: Date: Directions: Fill in each blank with the word that best completes the reading comprehension. Word Ba nk original suicide during discussion cabinet humanity prosecutor agreement figure form punishment formed ignore bombings against victorious prosecutors By 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.

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