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Goering and Hess Are Sentenced for War Crimes

On October 1, 1946, the verdicts of two top Nazi war criminals tried at Nuremberg, Hermann Wilhelm Goering and Rudolf Hess, are announced.

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  • Goering and Hess Are Sentenced for War Crimes
    Goering and Hess Are Sentenced for War Crimes

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    On October 1, 1946, the verdicts of two top Nazi war criminals tried at Nuremberg, Hermann Wilhelm Goering and Rudolf Hess, are announced.

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