WAR CRIMES: Solid Citizen

Göring et al. were rooting for the prosecution. They smiled and nodded every time their accuser, Robert H. Jackson, scored a point. The wizard who produced this strange turnabout was Hjalmar Horace Greeley Schacht.

On the stand, Germany's famed financier was iron-cold, well-dressed and superior. He seemed rather glad to be out of the dock where one had to sit with such dreadful people. He said that his fellow defendant Goring, for instance, was an ignorant and "immoral criminal type" who liked to play Nero at parties (complete with toga and rouged lips). At that, Göring rose furiously, had...

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