Nuremberg Trials:

Goering, Von Ribbentrop, Streicher, Sauckel, Frank, Jodl, Frick, Kaltenbrunner, Rosenberg, Seys-Inquart and Wilhelm Keitel were sentenced to death by hanging. Hess and Reader were given life imprisonment; Speer and Baldur von Schirach, 20 year in prison; Donitz 10 years. The hangings took place in the prison in Nuremberg on the night of 16 October 1945, but Herman Goering died by his own hand shortly before led out to execution, taking a cyanide capsules. Von Ribbentrop replaced him as the first one on the scaffold. The bodies were taken to Dachau and cremated in the ovens of the concentration camp. During 1945-46, war crimes trials went on over whole Germany, as part of a general proces of de-Nazification.