Hopefully, however, they will not really believe that Jack Pickersgill at the age of 52 looked "like a young Hermann Goring
," especially considering that the real Goring died at 53.
It was thought to be an SC1000 - nicknamed Hermann by the Germans after their Luftwaffe chief Hermann Goring
- and would have been dropped with the aim of destroying the munitions factory which stood on the site during the war.
The understated narration of actress Joan Allen supplements informative on-screen interviews with art dealers, curators, and officers of the Allied Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives task force (the Monuments Men dramatized in the recent film of that title), which, combined with archival stills (including images of Hitler, Hermann Goring
, and Heinrich Himmler with European art, Monuments officers engaged in recovery, and the evacuation of the Louvre) lend authority and authenticity to this intriguing story.
, the infamous founder of the Gestapo, Nazi Germany's secret police, acquired the painting at the end of World War II, experts at the National Museum Wales found.
It is not just any fake, but an imitation Vermeer by the most notorious forger of all: Han van Meegeren, the World War II-era painter whose counterfeits were so convincing that, after the war, he had to create one for witnesses to avoid harsh punishment for selling a national treasure to the Nazi leader Hermann Goring
Twelve years after leaving the trials in Germany, he killed himself with the same poison one of his patients, top Nazi Hermann Goring
, took before he was to be hanged.
Reichsmarschall Hermann Goring
was making a surprise visit and all personnel had to assemble quickly, including bruised and battered Rod.
As Hitler rose to power Willy became close to Hermann Goring
, head of the Luftwaffe, and SS chief Heinrich Himmler, architect of the concentration camps and the final solution.
This painting, a presentation piece for the fresco, belonged to the Rothschilds and also ended up in Paris, but was subsequently confiscated and acquired by Hermann Goring
Hitler, maybe Reinhard Heydrich and Hermann Goring
in the case of the Holocaust.
is best known as the bombastic, drug-addicted peacock (he loved showy uniforms) who led Hitler's Luftwaffe to defeat in World War II.
November 20, 1945 Nuremberg trial of Nazis Martin Bormann, Karl Donitz, Hermann Goring
and Rudolf Hess were among the 20 of Germany's Nazi leaders on trial in the German city of Nuremberg charged with war crimes.