Nuremberg and Erlangen are over 1, years old. The towns with their medieval buildings combine history and tradition with innovation and technology. The universities enjoy an excellent reputation in research.
On the 70th anniversary of the start of the Nuremberg trials, France 24 asked Ben Ferencz, the last surviving Nuremberg prosecutor, about his role in the historic trials and his later work to create the ICC. They arrived in the United States when he was just 10 months old. He would eventually graduate from Harvard Law School in
I t was called the biggest murder trial in history. Twenty-two members of the EinsatzgruppenNazi extermination squads responsible for the deaths of more than a million Jews, and many thousands of Gypsies, partisans and others, were tried and convicted at Nuremberg. The chief prosecutor for the US in the case was former army sergeant Benjamin Ferencz.
The Nuremberg Interviews reveals the chilling innermost thoughts of the former Nazi officials under indictment at the famous postwar trial. The architects of one of history's greatest atrocities speak out about their lives, their careers in the Nazi Party and their views on the Holocaust. Their reflections are recorded in a set of interviews conducted by a U.
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What this documentary shows is how a vital and indispensable principle of humanity was restored. Scott, The New York Times. Something of a minor miracle.
In the case of Nuremberg, we are talking about the actions and horrors inflicted of one man- Adolf Hitler whose legacy to Nuremberg is a tainted, poisoned one. It was his favourite city. Nuremberg is a great all year round destination but the Xmas Markets, arguably the best in Europe, make the festive season possibly the best time to visit.