International: Down without Tears

How did Hermann Goring kill himself? How did he manage, in the midst of defeat and humiliation, to become a hero and thus virtually to destroy the positive psychological effect of the Nürnberg trial? From Nürnberg, TIME Correspondent John Stanton cabled:

It happened because the Army had placed in charge of the prison a pompous, unimaginative, and thoroughly likable officer who wasn't up to his job. Colonel Burton C. Andrus loved that job. Every morning his plump little figure, looking like an inflated pouter pigeon, moved majestically into the court, impeccably garbed in his uniform and highly shellacked helmet. His bow to...

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