New exhibit for 65th anniversary of Nuremberg trials

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NUREMBERG, Germany — The actual dock where Hermann Goering and other top Nazis sat in the Nuremberg trials features in a new exhibit opening this weekend in the same courthouse, exactly 65 years on.

The exhibit, due to be inaugurated on Sunday by Russia's foreign minister and senior US, British, French and German officials, is aimed at meeting growing interest in the ground-breaking trials in Germany and around the world.

It is located in the attic one storey above the wood-panelled courtroom 600, which has been preserved although still in use, allowing visitors to peek through to where Goering and 20 others went on trial on November 20, 1945.

Goering was sentenced to death after 218 trial days, together with 11 others including Joachim von Ribbentrop, foreign minister. Martin Bormann, Hitler's secretary, was sentenced in absentia....

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