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                 1. HERMANN WILHELM GOERING
For more than two decades Hermann Goering played one of the
foremost roles amongst the Nazi conspirators. He, who called
himself the most faithful paladin of the Fuehrer, was a key
figure within the conspiracy, participating in nearly all
phases of the conspiratorial activities. He took part in the
Munich Beer Hall putsch of 1923; he promoted Hitler's rise
to power in 1933; he founded the Gestapo in 1933 and the
concentration camps in 1934; and he created the German
Luftwaffe, making it an instrument for aggressive war and
using it to destroy other countries. A Plenipotentiary for
the Four-Year Plan and chairman of the Ministerial Council
for Defense, Goering became the Czar of German economy and
administration and eventually the executive manager of the
entire conspiracy.

The following list, the correctness of which has been
certified by Goering and his attorney (2836-PS) is a partial
statement of positions and offices held by him from 1922 to

1. Party member (1922-1945).
2. Supreme Leader of the SA (1923November 1923).
3. Member of the Reichstag (1928).
4. President of the Reichstag (1932).
5. Prussian Minister of the Interior (1933-34).
6. Prussian Prime Minister (1933-45).
7. Prussian Chief of Secret State Police (1933-36).
8. Prussian Chief of State Council (1933-36).
9. Plenipotentiary for the Four-Year Plan (1936-45).
10. Reichsminister for Air (1933-45).
11. Commander-in-Chief of the Air Force (1935-45).
12. President of the Cabinet Council for the Defense of the
Reich (1939-45).
13. Member of the Secret Cabinet Council (1938-45).
14. Reichsmarshall (1939-45).
15. Successor Designate to Hitler (1939-45).
16. Head of Reichswerke Hermann Goering (1938-45).
17. Head of Gestapo in Prussia (1933-34).

Goering was a member of and assisted in the Nazi conspiracy
-to commit crimes against peace, war crimes, and crimes
against humanity, in the following ways:

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