Emma Johanna Henny "Emmy" Göring (née Sonnemann; 24 March 1893 – 8 June 1973) was a German actress and the second wife of Luftwaffe Commander-in-Chief Hermann Göring.
Emma Johanna Henny "Emmy" Göring (née Sonnemann; 24 March 1893 – 8 June 1973) was a German actress and the second wife of Luftwaffe Commander-in-Chief Hermann Göring. She served as Adolf Hitler's hostess at many state functions and thereby staked a claim to the title of "First Lady of the Third Reich". She was born Emma Sonnemann in Hamburg, Germany on 24 March 1893 to a wealthy salesman. After schooling, she became an actress at the National Theatre in Weimar.
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Emmy Göring served as Hitler's hostess at many state functions prior to World War I. She wrote an autobiography, An der Seite meines Mannes (1967), published in English as My Life with Goering in 1972.
Emmy Göring served as Hitler's hostess at many state functions prior to World War II. This and her claim to be the "First Lady of the Third Reich" created much animosity between herself and Hitler's mistress, Eva Braun, whom she snubbed and openly despised. She died in Munich in 1973. Emmy Göring is caricatured as the character "Lotte Lindenthal" in Klaus Mann's novel Mephisto: Roman einer Karriere (1936). Selected filmography. Nerin E. Gun, Eva Braun (Coronet Books: 1968), p. 127.
Göring’s one-of-a-kind car, a gray Mercedes with scarlet seats, was given to him by Hitler during the spring of 1931. My Life With Goering. London: David Bruce & Watson Lt. 1972. In 1935, Göring married an actress, Emmy Sonnemann, in a lavish ceremony. Hitler served as the best man. During World War Two, Göring commanded the Luftwaffe, or air force. Their initial successes were so stunning that Hitler rewarded Göring with the title of Reich Marshal. Göring eventually became the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany. After Germany’s surrender, he gave himself up to the Allies.
Edda Göring and her mother, Emmy Göring, receive a handwritten . Emmy Göring was a genuinely gracious woman with a naive charm.
Edda Göring and her mother, Emmy Göring, receive a handwritten letter from Hermann Göring in his death cell at Nürnberg; September 26th, 1946. Edda is the only daughter of Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring and Emmy Göring. Before married, Emmy (birth name Emma Johanna Henny Sonnemann) had been an actress. Edda was born in 2 June 1938 and grew up in Berlin. In Posner’s book Edda was quoted as saying, My only memories of him are such loving ones, I cannot see him any other way. I actually expect that most everybody has a favorable opinion of my father, except maybe in America.
Goering was a larger-than-life narcissistic psychopath, the diagnosis and label given him by the American psychologist Gustave Gilbert
Goering was a larger-than-life narcissistic psychopath, the diagnosis and label given him by the American psychologist Gustave Gilbert. Knowing this, it is easier to understand how a man lacking any semblance of empathy could so easily ignore the death,destruction, and appalling human suffering around himself. Nazism is a manifestation of human nature, and is known by other names in different countries across the globe.