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Trains Designed for Adolf Hitler
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Trains Designed for Adolf Hitler

Recent evidence suggests that Hitler had a stunning fascination with trains. He hoped to set records by creating the fastest ever made, and employed as much help as possible to aid him in the effort. At that point in time, the British had the fastest trains and Hitler thought it […]

Veteran remembers interrogating Goering & other Nazis
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Veteran remembers interrogating Goering & other Nazis

  Ed Holton was 21 years old when he found himself face-to-face with Reichsmarschall Hermann Goering, Adolf Hitler’s second-in-command. It went nothing like what he’d expected. Holton was a U.S. Army intelligence officer interrogating the imprisoned Nazi in preparation for the postwar Nuremberg trials, but Goering wasn’t cracking loose about […]

Forgiving the War Crimes of WWII
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Forgiving the War Crimes of WWII

The Second World War brimmed with war crimes committed by Nazi officials, not surprising given the very nature of the Holocaust. These atrocities were given fair trails, and like with any murderer on death row, those who committed them had to right to have a minister pray for the forgiveness […]

Goering’s Daughter’s Christening Gown Adorned with Embroidered Swastikas to be Sold at Auction
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Goering’s Daughter’s Christening Gown Adorned with Embroidered Swastikas to be Sold at Auction

A Nazi christening gown embroidered with swastikas is set to be sold at auction. The gown was worn by Hermann Goering’s daughter. It is believed that the gown was given to Goering, the head of Luftwaffe, by Adolf Hitler. Hitler was Goering’s daughter’s god-father. The ceremony took place in November […]

Hitler planned to bomb Manhattan skyscrapers in WWII
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Hitler planned to bomb Manhattan skyscrapers in WWII

The Fuhrer not only wished for world domination. He was specifically obsessed with the vision of the destruction of America’s city, New York. Adolf Hitler concocted the recipe for an apocalypse in New York where skyscrapers are lit with fiery fire, buildings are reduced to ruins and people are running […]

Captured Nazi leader Hermann Goering (left) looks out from the back of Captain Foster's plane on a tiny airstrip outside Kitzbuhel Photo: AP
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Hermann Goering ‘too heavy’ for US plane transport after capture

A Second World War US pilot who had to fly the captured Hermann Goering to army headquarters for interrogation has told how he asked for a bigger plane to transport his 21st Nazi prisoner. Capt Mayhew “Bo” Foster said that he had wanted a bigger aircraft than the lightweight Piper […]

Hermann Goering’s brother may be recognised for saving Jews during Holocaust
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Hermann Goering’s brother may be recognised for saving Jews during Holocaust

The younger brother of Hermann Goering is being considered for an honour given to those who saved the lives of Jews during the Holocaust. Albert Goering, a German businessman who died in 1966, is said to have saved hundreds of Jews and political dissidents during the Second World War. Irena Steinfeldt, director […]

Body found at hunting lodge owned by Hitler’s deputy, Hermann Goering, identified as the dead wife he had exhumed and shipped from Sweden
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Body found at hunting lodge owned by Hitler’s deputy, Hermann Goering, identified as the dead wife he had exhumed and shipped from Sweden

Forensic scientists have identified the remains of a woman found buried at the estate of Hitler’s deputy Hermann Goering 21 years ago as those of his wife Carin.  Carin, born Carin Fock in Sweden, died aged 42 in 1931 and was buried in her homeland. But as Goering rose through […]

Remains of Nazi Herman Goering’s wife identified
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Remains of Nazi Herman Goering’s wife identified

The putative remains of Carin Göring, wife of Nazi leader and Commander-in-Chief of the Luftwaffe Herman Göring, were found in 1991 at a site close to where she had been buried. In a recently published article, Maria Allen, professor of forensic genetics at Uppsala University, Sweden, and her associates present […]

Relatives of WWII Nazis wrestle with families’ legacy of hate
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Relatives of WWII Nazis wrestle with families’ legacy of hate

A Russian television crew is due in Santa Fe this week to interview two local residents for a documentary about the psychology of the relatives of Nazis. Bettina Goering and Shanti Elke Bannwart have lived in the area for more than 20 years, but avoided each other and publicity about […]