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Albert Göring...

Post by MVSNConsolegenerale » 17 May 2002 18:15

There was quite an interesting documentary on albert Göring, Hermann Göring's brother. Aparently he was a second 'Oscar Schindler', according to the documentary he used his brother's name to save many jews and leading citizens who were targeted by the gestapo.

Apparently he also always got along pretty well with his brother, even though they were on opposite sides of the political spectrum. even at the end of the war they were still on good brotherly terms.

check on http://www.history.ca

Does anybody have any other good information this subject?

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Post by USAF1986 » 19 May 2002 02:41

I wish I could help as this sounds very interesting. However, I can provide some information on another member of the Göring family: Heinz Göring, the eldest nephew of Hermann Göring. This is from a small apparently self-printed booklet by Paul Anderson titled "The Unknown Göring."

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Shawn

EDITED: Inaccuracies in promotions corrected.

Hauptmann Heinz Göring

Born: 4 September 1907, Wiesbaden
Killed in action: 29 July 1944 near Pogorzel, east of Warsaw, Poland.

Notes:
• Son of Heinrich and Dora (née Barth) Göring, the brother of Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring; Heinz was thus the Reichsmarschall’s eldest nephew.
• Heinz Göring completed law studies on 20 July 1936 in Wiesbaden (Doctor of Law).
• Married Charlotte Seelhof in March 1942.

Promotions:
• Gefreiter der Reserve: 6 March 1937
• Unteroffizier der Reserve: 16 July 1938
• Wachtmeister der Reserve: 22 September 1938
• Leutnant (Kriegsoffizier): 1 August 1940 – RDA 1 August 1940
• Oberleutnant (Kriegsoffizier): 1 July 1942 – RDA 1 July 1942
• Hauptmann (Kriegsoffizier): 17 September 1944 – RDA 1 July 1944 (posthumous)

Commands & Assignments:
• End of 1936-1937: Called up for military service; served in the Luftwaffe as a gunner in 11./Flak Regiment 9 in Münster. Called up several times in the years thereafter for reserve training duty with the regiment.
• 14 March 1940-8 July 1940: Platoon Leader, 1./Reserve Flak Battalion 141.
• 9 July 1940-19 September 1940: Platoon Leader, I./Regiment “General Göring.”
• 20 September 1940-27 August 1941: Platoon Leader, IV./Regiment “General Göring.”
• 28 August 1941-28 February 1942: Platoon Leader, 17./Wachbatl. 1/Regiment “General Göring.”
• 1 March 1942-15 June 1942: Platoon Leader, IV./Regiment “General Göring.”
• 16 June 1942-30 September 1942: Platoon Leader, 2./Ersatz Battalion/“Hermann Göring” Brigade.
• 1 October 1942-26 October 1942: Platoon Leader, 4./Ersatz Battalion/“Hermann Göring” Brigade.
• 27 October 1942-3 December 1942: Platoon Leader, 8. (Panzer Pioneer)/Ersatz Regiment “Hermann Göring.”
• 4 December 1942-25 October 1943: Company Commander, 11./Ersatz and Training Regiment “Hermann Göring.”
• 26 October 1943-11 December 1943: Ordnance Officer (IIa), Panzer Regiment “Hermann Göring.”
• 12 December 1943-10 March 1944: Platoon Leader, 10./III. (Stug.)/Panzer Regiment “Hermann Göring.”
• 11 March 1944-29 July 1944: Company Commander, 10./III. (Stug.)/Panzer Regiment “Hermann Göring.” [On 12 July 1944, he was severely wounded near Pogorzel when he left his Jagdpanzer IV and a Russian shell exploded in the trees above him. He was put aboard another Jagdpanzer IV for transport to the rear, however three Russian T-34s soon destroyed it. Survivors of the action indicated the wounded Göring fell into Russian hands and died.]

Decorations & Awards:
• Iron Cross, 1st Class (1939): 23 August 1941 (for service in Russia with IV./Regiment “General Göring”).
• Iron Cross, 2nd Class (1939): 8 July 1941 (for service in Russia with IV./Regiment “General Göring”).
• Luftwaffe Flak Combat Badge: 10 December 1941.
• Luftwaffe Ground Combat Badge: 2 November 1942.
• Wound Badge in Black: 28 January 1944 (temporarily blinded by a bomb explosion in Italy, December 1943).
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Post by USAF1986 » 22 May 2002 05:38

My error...typo in this entry, should read 29 July 1944 in the text:

11 March 1944-29 July 1944: Company Commander, 10./III. (Stug.)/Panzer Regiment “Hermann Göring.” [On 29 July 1944, he was severely wounded near Pogorzel when he left his Jagdpanzer IV and a Russian shell exploded in the trees above him. He was put aboard another Jagdpanzer IV for transport to the rear, however three Russian T-34s soon destroyed it. Survivors of the action indicated the wounded Göring fell into Russian hands and died.]

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Shawn

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Albert Göring

Post by gebirgsjager » 24 Jun 2002 01:47

check http://www.auschwitz.dk/Albert.htm

The story of "Albert Göring the Good Brother"

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Albert Göring

Post by David Thompson » 21 Jul 2002 15:42

Here's what I have, although it's not much:

Goering (Göring), Albert -- director of Skoda armaments works; brother of Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring {arrested by American authorities on a Czech request 15 Nov 1945 in Germany (LT 16 Nov 1945:3e); extradited to Czechoslovakia; held by Czech authorities in Pankrac prison at Prague 1 Sept 1946 awaiting trial on war crimes charges (NYT 2 Sept 1946:6:2); released for lack of evidence Mar 1947 (NYT 28 Mar 1947:5:1).}

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