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22 Herman Goering's Dagger
Herman Goering was wearing this dagger when he surrendered to the US 7th Army on May 9, 1945. On the hilt in the ancient Scandanavian language Runic is inscribed the following: "From Eric to Herman". The dagger was given to Goering by Count Eric von Rosen of Sweden, who was the brother of Herman Goering's first wife, Karin.