Holder of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, the tenth most successful German submarine commander with 160,697 GRT.
The fourth most successful submarine commander with 183,432 GRT, Holder of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords.
How did the Minister of Armament Speer describe the tense days of preparation and the moment of the actual execution of Nazi war criminals? What was going through his head?
An article about one of the most famous cavalry commanders, Prussian General Friedrich Wilhelm, is a contribution to a series of articles devoted to the Battle of Cologne.
Generaloberst Kurt Arthur Benno Student - A brief biography
Holder of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and Oak Leaves, the fifth most successful German submarine commander with 180,073 GRT.
A brief biography
Arthur Seyss-Inquart (Seyß-Inquart) was an Austrian Nazi politician who served as Chancellor of Austria in 1938 for two days before the Anschluss. His positions in Nazi Germany included "deputy governor to Hans Frank in the General Government of Occupied Poland, and Reich commissioner for the German-occupied Netherlands" including shared responsibility "for the deportation of Dutch Jews and the shooting of hostages".
Sylvester Stadler was one of the youngest German generals during World War II. He took command of the 9th SS Tank Division "Hohenstaufen" in just 33 years. During the war, he proved many times directly on the front line that he is an exceptional commander. As one of the 24 SS soldiers, he was the holder of the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords. His name has never been associated with war crimes.