Goering testifies; Luxembourg occupation discussed at Nuremberg Trial
- Event Date
- February-March 1946
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
02:09:59 (Munich 53) War Crimes Trials, Nuremberg, Germany. 03/18/1946 MLSs, defense attorney asks Hermann Goering, "What orders had you given to take care of property found in occupied countries?" Goering says that all Army commanders received their orders directly from him concerning what was to be done with property found in occupied countries. Dr. Horn, counsel for Ribbentrop, asks Goering whether Hitler concerned himself with the details of foreign policy.
03/18/1946 LS, rear view, Chief Prosecutor Robert H. Jackson (US) interrogates Goering. Goering expounds on the Fuehrerprinzip. Jackson asks Goering about the Nazi policy toward political opposition.
02:14:59 (Paris 534) War Crimes Trials, Nuremberg, Germany, 02/01/1946. MSs, Emil Reuter, President of the Assembly of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, continues his testimony telling of the plot to "Germanize" Luxembourg. He specifically describes actions of deportations. Reuter is under cross examination by French prosecutor Faure. MLSs, Hermann Goering, Rudolf Hess, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Wilhelm Keitel, Alfred Jodl, Fritz Sauckel, Erich Raeder, and Karl Doenitz in prisoners' dock.
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