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...
Sylvester von Saldern-Brallentin
Sylvester von Saldern-Brallentin (7 February 1908 – 27 August 1967) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iro...
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...
Fritz Gromotka
Fritz Gromotka (2 June 1915 – 2 November 1979) was a German Luftwaffe ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. Fritz Gromotka was credited with 29 aerial victor...
Arnold Huebner
Arnold Huebner (14 July 1919 – 1 February 1981) 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 Cros...
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...
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...
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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...
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 ...
Kurt Kühme
Kurt Kühme (3 October 1910 – 18 April 1978) was a highly decorated Major in the Wehrmacht and an Oberstleutnant in the Bundeswehr. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The...
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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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...
Erich Handke
Erich Handke (2 November 1920 – 11 November 1987) was a highly decorated Oberfeldwebel in the Luftwaffe during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German...
Erich Handke - Wikipedia
Gustav Forstmann
Gustav Forstmann (10 June 1908 – 2 February 1985) was a Fregattenkapitän with the Kriegsmarine during World War II and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Ritterkreuz des ...
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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...
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
Dietrich Koch
Dr. rer. pol. Dietrich Koch (8 April 1916 – 22 November 2002) was a highly decorated Oberleutnant der Reserve in the Wehrmacht during World War II and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cro...
Heinz Trautwein
Heinz Trautwein (21 December 1907 – 1 November 1944) was a highly decorated Oberleutnant zur See der Reserves in the Kriegsmarine during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of ...
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...