(dpa files) - One of the principle defendants, Karl Brandt (C) who had been the personal doctor of Adolf Hitler, listens to the proclamation of his verdict at the 'Doctors Trial' of the Nuremberg Trials at the court in Nuremberg, Germany, 20 August 1947. Brandt was sentenced to death by hanging and

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(dpa files) - One of the principle defendants, Karl Brandt (C) who had been the personal doctor of Adolf Hitler, listens to the proclamation of his verdict at the 'Doctors Trial' of the Nuremberg Trials at the court in Nuremberg, Germany, 20 August 1947. Brandt was sentenced to death by hanging and
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(dpa files) - One of the principle defendants, Karl Brandt (C) who had been the personal doctor of Adolf Hitler, listens to the proclamation of his verdict at the 'Doctors Trial' of the Nuremberg Trials at the court in Nuremberg, Germany, 20 August 1947. Brandt was sentenced to death by hanging and was executed 2 June 1948 at Landsberg prison in Bavaria. The Doctors Trial considered the fate of twenty-three German physicians who either participated in the Nazi program to euthanize persons or who conducted experiments on concentration camp prisoners without their consent.ÊSixteen of the doctors charged were found guilty.ÊSeven were executed. At the end of World War II, the International Military Tribunal was established by the USA, Britain, France, and the Soviet Union to indict and try former Nazi Party leaders as war criminals.