August Thiele
August Adolf Karl Hermann Thiele (3 March 1894 – 2 November 1967) was a Vizeadmiral with the Kriegsmarine during World War II and commander of the heavy cruiser "Lützow". He was awarded the Knight's C...
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Eckhard Christian
Eckhard Christian (1 December 1907 – 3 January 1985) was a Luftwaffe officer in World War II, and rose to the rank of Generalmajor. On 2 February 1943, he married Gerda Daranowski who was one of Adolf...
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Erna Steinberg
Erna Steinberg (also Erna Boeck; 30 June 1911 – 21 April 2001) was a German track and field athlete who specialised in sprinting events.Born in Charlottenburg, she competed in the first ever women's 1...
Friedrich Fromm
Friedrich Fromm (8 October 1888 – 12 March 1945) was a German army officer. A recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, he was executed for failing to act against the 20 July plot to assassin...
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Karl von Oven
Karl von Oven (29 November 1888 – 20 January 1974) was a highly decorated General der Infanterie in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several corps. He was also a recipient of the Knight...
Fritz Jacobsen
Vizefeldwebel Fritz John Jacobsen was a World War I flying ace credited with eight confirmed and two unconfirmed aerial victories.
Fritz John Jacobsen was born on 21 May 1896 in Berlin-Charlottenb...
Alfred Brauer
Alfred Theodor Brauer (born in Charlottenburg on April 9, 1894; died in North Carolina on December 23, 1985) was a German-American mathematician who did work in number theory. He studied at the Univer...
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20 July plot
The 20 July plot refers to the attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler, Führer of the Third Reich, inside his Wolf's Lair field headquarters near Rastenburg, East Prussia, on 20 July 1944. The primary pur...
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Robert Gysae
Robert Gysae (14 January 1911 – 26 April 1989) was a Korvettenkapitän with the Kriegsmarine during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves (German...
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Hans Kahle
Hans Kahle (1899–1947) was a German journalist, anti-fascist, and head of the national police in Mecklenburg.
Kahle grew up the son of a senior official. He attended high school and then at the i...
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Fritz Lindemann
General Fritz Lindemann (11 April 1894 – 22 September 1944) was a German Artillery officer and member of the resistance to Adolf Hitler.
He was born in Charlottenburg, Berlin. After service in Wor...
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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Hermann Picha
Hermann Picha (March 20, 1865 – June 7, 1936) was a German stage and film actor. Picha was extremely prolific, appearing in over 300 short and feature films during the silent and early sound eras. Pic...