Lothar von Arnauld de la Perière
Vice Admiral Lothar von Arnauld de la Perière (March 18, 1886 – February 24, 1941), born in Posen (now Poznań, Poland) and of French descent, was a German U-boat commander during World War I. With 194...
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Julius von Verdy du Vernois
Julius von Verdy du Vernois (19 July 1832 – 30 September 1910) was a German general and staff officer, chiefly noted both for his military writings and his service on Graf Moltke's staff du...
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Hans Hartwig von Beseler
Hans Hartwig von Beseler (27 April 1850 – 20 December 1921) was a German Colonel General.
Beseler was born in Greifswald, Pomerania. His father Georg Beseler, was a law professor at the Universit...
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Curt von François
Curt Karl Bruno von François (2 October 1852 – 28 December 1931) was a Schutztruppe officer and commissioner in the early days of German colonialism in German South-West Africa (today's Namibia). He i...
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Hermann von der Lieth-Thomsen
General Hermann von der Lieth-Thomsen, born Hermann Thomsen, (10 March 1867 – 5 May 1942) was a German military aviation pioneer, a senior air commander in the Imperial German Army Air Service during ...
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Olivier Freiherr von Beaulieu-Marconnay
Leutnant Olivier Freiherr von Beaulieu-Marconnay (14 September 1898 - 26 October 1918) was a German World War I ace fighter pilot credited with 25 victories. He is notable for being World War I's youn...
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Curt Haase
Curt Haase (15 December 1881 – 9 February 1943) served in World War I and was a Colonel General in the German Wehrmacht during World War II.
Born in Honnef am Rhein, Rhine Province, Haase first en...
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Richard Bruno Heydrich
Richard Bruno Heydrich (23 February 1865 – 24 August 1938) was a German opera singer (tenor), and composer. He was the father of Reinhard Heydrich, Heinz Heydrich and Maria Heydrich.
Heydrich, so...
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Fritz von Below
Fritz Theodor Carl von Below (23 September 1853 – 23 November 1918) was a Prussian general in the German Army during the First World War.
Born in Danzig (Gdańsk), in 1912 Below was appointed to th...
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Max Liebermann von Sonnenberg
Max Liebermann von Sonnenberg (21 August 1848 - 17 November 1911) was a German officer who became noted as an anti-Semitic politician and publisher. He was part of a wider campaign against German Jews...
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Ludwig von Wolzogen
Justus Philipp Adolf Wilhelm Ludwig Freiherr von Wolzogen (4 February 1773 – 4 July 1845) was a Württembergian military officer, who served during the Napoleonic Wars.
Wolzogen's father, Ern...
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Ležáky (German: Ležak, from 1939: Lezaky), a part of municipality of Miřetice, was a village in Czechoslovakia. During the German occupation of Czechoslovakia the village was completely razed to t...
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Hans Karl von Winterfeldt
Hans Karl von Winterfeldt (April 4, 1707 – September 8, 1757), Prussian general, was born at Vanselow Castle (now in Siedenbrünzow, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) in Swedish Pomerania, he was Lord of s...
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Ludwig von Falkenhausen
Ludwig Freiherr von Falkenhausen (13 September 1844 – 4 May 1936) was a German general most notable for his activities during World War I.
Falkenhausen was born in Guben. His parents were the Prus...
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Walter Oesau
Walter "Gulle" Oesau (28 June 1913 – 11 May 1944) was a German World War II fighter ace who served in the Luftwaffe from 1934 until his death in 1944. He rose to command Jagdgeschwader 1, which was na...
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Ulrich Neckel
Ulrich Neckel (23 January 1898 - 11 May 1928) Pour le Mérite, Iron Cross First and Second Class, was a World War I fighter ace credited with 30 victories.
Ulrich Neckel was born in Güstrow, part o...
Günther Specht
Günther Specht (13 November 1914 – 1 January 1945) was a German Luftwaffe fighter ace during World War II.Having joined the Luftwaffe in 1935 and completed his pilot training, at the start of the...
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Rudolf Schmundt
Rudolf Schmundt (13 August 1896 – 1 October 1944) was an officer in the German Army and adjutant to Adolf Hitler during World War II. He was injured during the 20 July 1944 assassination attempt on Ad...
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Hans von Seeckt
Johannes Friedrich "Hans" von Seeckt (22 April 1866 – 27 December 1936) was a German military officer who served as Chief of Staff to August von Mackensen, and was a central figure in planning the vic...
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Karl von Bülow
Karl Wilhelm Paul von Bülow (24 March 1846 – 31 August 1921) was a German Field Marshal commanding the German 2nd Army during World War I from 1914 to 1915.
Born in Berlin to a distinguished Pruss...
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Maximilian von Prittwitz
Maximilian Wilhelm Gustav von Prittwitz und Gaffron (27 November 1848 – 29 March 1917) was an Imperial German general. He fought in the Austro-Prussian War, the Franco-Prussian War, and briefly in the...
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Karl Heinrich Emil Becker
Karl Heinrich Emil Becker (14 September 1879 in Speyer – 8 April 1940 in Berlin) was a German weapons engineer and artillery general. He advocated and implemented close ties of the military to science...
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Job von Witzleben
Karl Ernst Job-Wilhelm von Witzleben (20 July 1783, in Halberstadt – 9 July 1837, in Berlin) was a Prussian lieutenant general, adjutant-general to the king, and minister of war.
Witzleben b...
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Hans-Valentin Hube
Hans-Valentin Hube (29 October 1890 – 21 April 1944) was a German general who served in the German Army during the First and Second World Wars. He was one of 27 people to be awarded the Knight's Cross...
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Walther von Reichenau
Walter von Reichenau (8 October 1884 – 17 January 1942) was a German officer and Generalfeldmarschall during World War II. He issued the notorious Severity Order concerning fighting on the eastern fr...
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Rudolph Berthold
Hauptmann Oskar Gustav Rudolf Berthold (24 March 1891 – 15 March 1920), commonly known as Rudolf Berthold, was a German flying ace of World War I. Between 1916 and 1918, he shot down 44 enemy planes—1...
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Oskar von Watter
Oskar Freiherr von Watter (born 2 September 1861 in Ludwigsburg; died 23 August 1939 in Berlin) was a German Generalleutnant, and came from an old Pomeranian noble family.
In April 1913 Von Watte...
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Karl Friedrich von dem Knesebeck
Karl Friedrich von dem Knesebeck (5 May 1768– 12 January 1848) was a Prussian field marshal and military adviser in the Napoleonic Wars.
Knesebeck was born on the family estate Karwe, close to Neu...
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