Goering testifies at Nuremberg Trial
- Event Date
- 1946 March 13
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
(Munich 47) War Crimes Trials, Nuremberg, Germany, March 13, 1946. Hermann Goering testifies that the Nazi Party came into power legally: 1) Because of the 30 elections held in the years between 1925-1932; and 2) If Germany had a type of government similar to the US and Great Britain, power would have been theirs immediately. LS, several American and British prosecutors seated at table during trial. Goering testifies that after Hitler came to power, he suggested to Goering the formation of a government along the same lines as that of the US. More generally, Goering talks about how he saw himself, and his role in the system. This is a very elaborate and long statement about his convictions, which is continued in Story 2948.
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