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Ernst Barkmann

Some interesting facts from the life of this tank commander.

Frigate Captain Albrecht Brandi

Albrecht BrandiΒ was a GermanΒ U-boatΒ commanderΒ inΒ Nazi Germany'sΒ KriegsmarineΒ duringΒ World War II. Together withΒ Wolfgang LΓΌth, he was the onlyΒ KriegsmarineΒ sailor who was awarded with theΒ Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds.

GΓΆtz von Berlichingen

GΓΆtz von Berlichingen (1480-1562) - a soldier and adventurer, a respected commander, mercenary, marauding knight and rebel leader, became world famous more than 200 years after his death in 1773 thanks to Goethe's drama of the same name. He waited for further "visibility" until 1943, when his name was given to the 17th SS Tank Grenadier Division.