Hanns Laengenfelder
Hanns Laengenfelder (8 February 1903 – 18 July 1982) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak...
Manfred Büttner
Manfred Büttner (15 February 1921 – 29 May 1992) was a highly decorated Fahnenjunker-Oberfeldwebel in the Fallschirmjäger during World War II and a Hauptmann in the Bundeswehr. He was also a recipient...
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Josef Fitzthum
Josef Fitzthum (September 14, 1896, Loimersdorf, Lower Austria — January 10, 1945, Wiener Neudorf) was a senior SS Gruppenführer, Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS und Polizei, politician, and Beauftragte...
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Richard Daniel
Richard Daniel (24 December 1900 – 4 May 1986) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leave...
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Friedrich Panzinger
Friedrich Panzinger (born 1 February 1903 in Munich – died 8 August 1959) was a German Nazi SS-Oberführer. He served as the head of SS-Reichssicherheitshauptamt (RSHA) Amt IV A, from September 1943 to...
Karl-Wilhelm von Schlieben
Karl-Wilhelm von Schlieben (30 October 1894 – 18 June 1964) was a German officer in World War I and World War II.
Karl-Wilhelm von Schlieben joined the Prussian Army in August 1914 as a Fahnenjunk...
Joachim Fuchsberger
Joachim "Blacky" Fuchsberger (pronounced [ˈjoːaxɪm ˈfʊksbɛrɡɐ]; 11 March 1927 – 11 September 2014) was a German-Austrian actor, television host, lyricist and businessman best known to a wide German-sp...
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Alfred Kuzmany
Alfred Kuzmany (24 October 1893 – 4 October 1961) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight'...
Karlfried Graf Dürckheim
Karl Friedrich Alfred Heinrich Ferdinand Maria Graf Eckbrecht von Dürckheim-Montmartin (24 October 1896 – 28 December 1988) was a German diplomat, psychotherapist and Zen Master. A veteran of World Wa...
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Günter Kuhnke
Günter Kuhnke (7 September 1912 – 11 October 1990) was a Korvettenkapitän with the Kriegsmarine during World War II and later a Konteradmiral with the Bundesmarine. He was also a recipient of the Knig...
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Johann Condné
Johann Condné (9 January 1919 – 26 October 2001) was a highly decorated Hauptmann in the Wehrmacht during World War II and a Brigadegeneral in the Bundeswehr. He was also a recipient of the Knight's ...
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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Karl Ziegler
Karl Waldemar Ziegler (November 26, 1898 – August 12, 1973) was a German chemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1963, with Giulio Natta, for work on polymers. The Nobel Committee recognized h...
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Wilhelm Berkenbusch
Wilhelm Berkenbusch (26 June 1918 – 23 October 2002) was a highly decorated Fahnenjunker-Oberfeldwebel in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron C...
Ludwig Bulla
Ludwig Bulla (9 August 1896 – 26 February 1964) was a highly decorated Oberst in the Luftwaffe during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross ...
Karl Prusik
Dr. Karl Prusik (born 19 May 1896 in Vienna; d. 8 May 1961 in Perchtoldsdorf bei Wien) (also spelled Prussik) was an Austrian mountaineer, with Czech origins, who is known as the inventor of the prusi...
Hermann Abendroth
Hermann Paul Maximilian Abendroth (19 January 1883 – 29 May 1956) was a German conductor.
Abendroth was born on 19 January 1883, at Frankfurt, the son of a bookseller. Several other members ...
Bruno Lohse
Bruno Lohse (17 September 1911 – 19 March 2007) was a German art dealer and SS-Hauptsturmführer who, during World War II, became the chief art looter in Paris for Hermann Göring, helping the Nazi lead...
Fritz Below
Dr.-Ing. Fritz Wilhelm Johann Below (18 March 1909 – 30 August 1959) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the I...
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Carl Schuricht
Carl Adolph Schuricht ([kaʁl ˈaːdɔlf ˈʃuːʁɪçt]) (3 July 1880 – 7 January 1967) was a German conductor.
Schuricht was born in Danzig (Gdańsk), German Empire; his father's family had ...
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Claus Korth
Claus Korth (7 November 1911 – 24 January 1988) was a Korvettenkapitän with the Kriegsmarine during World War II and commander of U-57 and U-93. He is also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iro...
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Willi Biesenbach
Willi Biesenbach (3 July 1915 – 16 November 1944) was a highly decorated Oberfeldwebel in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knigh...
Franz Gall (general)
Franz Gall (2 September 1884 - 27 December 1944) 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 Cross. The Knig...
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Julius von Bernuth
Julius von Bernuth (12 August 1897 – 12 July 1942) was a German general (Generalmajor) who served during World War II.
Julius Hans Camillo Friedrich Leo Ludwig von Bernuth was born in Metz, Alsace...
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Hasso von Manteuffel
Hasso-Eccard Freiherr von Manteuffel (14 January 1897 – 24 September 1978) was a German soldier and classical liberal politician of the 20th century.He served in both world wars, and during World War ...
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Heinrich Liebe
Heinrich Liebe (29 January 1908 – 27 July 1997) was a highly decorated German Fregattenkapitän (frigate captain) who served as a U-boat commander during World War II until transferred to Oberkommando ...
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Paul Danhauser
Paul Danhauser (2 August 1892 – 11 December 1975) 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 Cross. The Knig...
Helmut Möhlmann
Helmut Möhlmann (25 June 1913 – 12 April 1977) was a German U-boat commander in World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes). The K...
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Elly Ney
Elly Ney (27 September 1882 – 31 March 1968) was a German romantic pianist who specialized in Beethoven, and was especially popular in Germany.
She was born in Düsseldorf, where her...
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Heinz Berger
Heinz Arthur Berger (5 May 1917 – 19 October 1996) was a highly decorated Hauptmann in the Luftwaffe during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's ...