Chapter Five Goering—Soldier to Politician

Chapter Summary:

Hitler, impressed with Goering’s status as a wartime hero, and his aristocratic demeanor, wanted to exploit these attributes to get financial support from industrialists, and to use Goering’s administrative ability to reorganize the NAZI party.Goering agreed with Hitler’s disdain for the Treaty of Versailles, he also  wanted to restore Germany’s honor after the surrender to the allied nations, and the need of taking control of the government.Goering joined the party, helped to bring it to power, and assumed many high-level leadership roles, becoming second only to Hitler, before suffering the disdain of other high-ranking Nazis, and fearing the terrible wrath of Hitler.This chapter provides detailed information about Goering’s political career and his  WWII service as Hitler’s second in command and the highest ranking military officer.