"Goering told a friend of mine"
Hermann Göring (1932)
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Hermann Wilhelm Göring (1893-1946) was a leading member of the Nazi party.

Following the Second World War, he was tried at Nuremberg where he was convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

He was sentenced to death by hanging but committed suicide by cyanide poisoning the night before his execution was due to take place.