1946 – Nuremberg Trials: Execution of the convicted Nazi leaders of the Main Trial. | ... Nazi politicians, German people convicted of crimes against humanity
Fritz Sauckel (1894-1946) The "Plenipotentiary General for the Allocation of Labor," Sauckel was in charge of the slave labor program. He admitted of the millions of foreign workers sent to the Reich (by 1944, 7.5. million), not even 200,000 came as volunteers. He denied all responsibility for the ill-treatment they suffered. Found guilty by the IMT, he went to the gallows on the night of October 15-16, 1946.
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Fritz Sauckel, Nazi war criminal executed at Nuremberg, 1946
Fritz Sauckel2.jpg He was found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity, and was sentenced to death by hanging.
Reichsstatthalter von Thuringia, Gauleiter (Governor) von Thuringia und Generalbevollmächtigter für den Arbeitseinsatz im Reich Fritz Sauckel
The Execution of Nazi War Criminals Description of their hanging and their last words
Hermann Göring, Rudolf Heß, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Wilhelm Keitel, Karl Dönitz, Erich Raeder, Baldur von Schirach, and Fritz Sauckel at Nuremberg, Germany, 1945-1946
Fritz Sauckel in Zeulenroda MinnaT/Timeline Images/Timeline Images
The defendants at the Nuremberg trials. Front row (l to r): Hermann Goering, Rudolf Hess, Joachim Von Ribbentrop, Wilhelm Keitel and Ernst Kaltenbrunner. Back row (l tor): Karl Doenitz, Erich Raeder, Baldur von Schirach and Fritz Sauckel.