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Hermann Goering (center) talks with Brigadier General Robert J. Stack, Assistant Commander of the 36th Infantry Division (right) and Major General John Dahlquist, Commander of the 36th Division after his arrest in the Grand Hotel at Kitzbuehl.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 50995

Hermann Goering (center) talks with Brigadier General Robert J. Stack, Assistant Commander of the 36th Infantry Division (right) and Major General John Dahlquist, Commander of the 36th Division after his arrest in the Grand Hotel at Kitzbuehl.

Original Caption: "Herman Goering, second to Adolf Hitler in the Nazi Party hierarchy, was captured by troops of the 36th Divion, Seventh U.S. Army, at Kitzbuehl, Austria, it was announced May 9, 1945, by Supreme Headquarters Allied Expoditionary Force. He surrendered to Brigadier Gerneral Robert J Stack, Assistant Commander of the 36th Divion. Goering said that the last time he spoke to Hitler was April 24, 1945, when he said he telephoned the Fuhrer and suggested that he assume command as Germany was being cut in two. Goering claimed that Hitler had become outraged, accused him of losing faith and said that the death sentence would be passed."

Date
1945 May 09
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Joseph Eaton
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Record last modified: 2017-01-17 00:00:00
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