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Doctors' Trial

The Doctors' Trial was the trial of several Nazi medical researchers for war crimes and crimes against humanity under the Nuremberg Code, following the Nuremberg Trials of military and political leadership figures.

The trials were held from December 9, 1946 to August 20, 1947

The verdicts and sentences were as follows:

Those sentenced to death were hanged on June 2, 1948 in Landsberg prison, Bavaria.

Generally, the difference between a prison term and the death sentence was membership in "an organization declared criminal by the judgement of the International Military Tribunal" — in other words, the Nazi Party.