What did captured Nazis have to go through after World War 2?
Why does the picture of my father's plane from World War 2 have a picture of a lemon and says Toro Lemon tell me more?
Operation Barbarossa was a turning point in the Eastern Front of the War in the European Theater. The Germans at first defeated the USSR in many battles but when it came to the Battle of Stalingrad the Germans were defeated and thousands of Germans were captured by the Red Army. Hitler and the Nazis had lost ground in the war. It was the beginning of the end for the Nazis.
She was a resistance fighter and organizer in World War II. She saved the lives of thousands of pilots by guiding them through occupied France through the pyrennes. She was captured twice by the Nazis and escaped. It is a crime that she is not remembered more fully. Also, the leader of the resistance in "V" by Kenneth Johnson was based upon Andrea Dijon.
Did the Poles succceed in evacuating when the Germans invaded and defeated them in World War 2 or were they captured?
There were several war crimes trials for ex-Nazis who were captured by the Allies. The most famous trial of the top leaders, including Herman Goering, was held at Nurnberg, Germany. The first German executed for war crimes was General Dostler and his trial was held in Italy, where he was executed in December 1945.
The treaty of Versailles, which ended the fighting in World War 1, was very harsh on the defeated Germans, disgracing them and forcing them to give up land. This harsh political climate allowed for a radical political party under the Nazis to gain power and reinvigorate German national pride. The Nazis began rapid rearmament to try to make Germany into a world power again and eventually through their aims started world war 2.