Goering testifies at Nuremberg Trial
- Event Date
- 1946 March 18
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
(Munich 53) War Crimes Trials, Nuremberg, Germany. LS Hermann Goering under questioning by Chief Prosecutor Robert H. Jackson. Jackson is annoyed that Goering does not answer questions and delays the trial. Jackson speaks of Goering's involvement in concentration camps and describes the ways and means of arresting people. Goering responds in German. Jackson speaks about Nazi organizations responsible for propaganda and carrying out orders. Goering testifies that the SS and SA never received any orders to kill. At least "not in his time," he had no influence on the SS. LS, courtroom rises for recess. LS, MS, the defendants chat during recess, escorted out of the courtroom by MPs.
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