The Blue Goose - Hermann Göring's Mercedes
Discover the story of 'The Blue Goose', Hermann Göring's custom built Mercedes 540K Roadster from its initial order in 1937, through its capture by US troops in 1945 to its recent re-emergence and res...
While His Maniac Brother Was Busy Killing Jews, Albert Worked Tirelessly To Save Them
As founder of the Gestapo, Hermann Goering was instrumental in creating the first concentration camps for political dissidents and a prominent leader of the Final Solution, the murder of 6,000,000 Jew...
How The Nazi Telegram That Helped Drive Hitler To Suicide Was Nearly Forgotten In A S.C. Safe
The telegram arrived at the führerbunker on April 23, 1945, sending Adolf Hitler into a rage. A week later, the Nazi dictator was dead. A treasonous telegram from No. 2 Nazi Hermann Goering to none ot...
Ernst Orzegowski
Ernst Orzegowski (19 October 1919 – 2 August 2005) was a highly decorated Leutnant in the Luftwaffe during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's...
Horst Rudat
Horst Rudat (born 3 May 1920 in Wirtkallen, district Insterburg, East Prussia; died 31 August 1982 in Laaber/Waldelzerberg) was a German World War II Luftwaffe bomber pilot. After the war he joined th...
Erich Wulff
Erich Wulff (2 August 1910 — 3 February 1945) was a Sturmbannführer (Major) in the Waffen-SS during World War II, who was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, which was awarded to recognize e...
Josef Kociok
Josef Kociok (26 April 1918 – 26 September 1943) was a German Luftwaffe fighter ace during World War II and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. which was awarded for extreme battlefie...
Josef Kociok - Wikipedia
Friedrich Hengstler
Friedrich Hengstler (11 July 1913 – 8 February 1998) was a highly decorated Oberleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Kni...
Heinrich Sterr
Heinrich Sterr (24 September 1919 – 26 November 1944) was a German World War II Luftwaffe 130 aerial victories—that is, 130 aerial combat encounters resulting in the destruction of the enemy aircraft...
Heinrich Sterr - Wikipedia
Bernhard Lorenzen
Bernhard Lorenzen (1 March 1907 – 17 July 1983) was a highly decorated Oberst der Reserve in the Wehrmacht during World War II and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cro...
Theo Osterkamp
Theodor "Theo" Osterkamp (15 April 1892 – 2 January 1975) was a World War I and World War II Luftwaffe fighter ace. He flew in the first World War, scoring 32 victories. In World War II he led Jagdges...
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Erwin Franz Roestel
Erwin Franz Rudolf Roestel (4 May 1902 – 24 November 1974) was an Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant Colonel) in the Waffen-SS during World War II. He was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, wh...
Jacob Fick
Jacob Fick (17 January 1912 — 22 April 2004) was an Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant Colonel), in the Waffen SS during World War II who was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. This was awarde...
Bernhard Walterbach
Bernhard Walterbach (30 October 1918 – 26 July 1997) was a highly decorated Leutnant der Reserve in the Wehrmacht during World War II, and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knig...
Kurt Knappe
Kurt Knappe (2 June 1918 – 3 September 1943) was a German Luftwaffe ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to ...
Nikolaus von Vormann
Nikolaus von Vormann (24 December 1895 – 26 October 1959) was a highly decorated General der Panzertruppe in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the 9th Army. He was also a recipient of t...
Georg Böning
Georg Böning (11 October 1913 – 23 February 1945) was a highly decorated Leutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's C...
Willifrank Ochsner
Wilhelm-Francis "Willifrank" Ochsner (31 March 1899 – 5 December 1990) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was also a recipi...
Hans Speth
Hans-Ludwig Speth (7 October 1897 – 30 April 1985) was a highly decorated General der Infanterie in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the 28. Jäger-Division. He was also a recipient of ...
Willi Eßlinger
Willi Eßlinger (2 June 1916 – 25 August 1944) was a Hauptscharführer in the Waffen SS during World War II who was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. This was awarded to recognize extreme ba...
Willi Eßlinger - Wikipedia
Konrad Bauer
Konrad Bauer (9 February 1919 – 17 June 1990) was a Luftwaffe fighter ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. Bauer claimed 57 aerial victories, 39 over the Wes...
Konrad Bauer - Wikipedia
Alexander von Arentschildt
Alexander Daniel Odo Thilo Kurt von Arentschildt (27 April 1911 – 22 June 1999) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cro...
Karl-Friedrich von der Meden
Karl-Friedrich von der Meden (3 December 1896 – 26 December 1961) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron...
Karl Neumeister
Karl Neumeister (15 August 1903 – 2 October 1990) was a highly decorated Oberst in the Wehrmacht during World War II and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the ...
Kaspar Brandner
Kaspar Brandner (6 January 1916 – 11 April 1984) was a highly decorated Oberjäger in the Wehrmacht during World War II and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of th...