Rolf Carls
Rolf Hans Wilhelm Karl Carls (29 May 1885 – 24 April 1945) was a Generaladmiral of the Kriegsmarine during World War II and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of t...
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Paul König
Paul Liebrecht König (March 20, 1867 – September 9, 1933) was a sailor and business executive. The son of a clergyman, married to an English wife from whom he separated for the duration of the war, h...
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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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Martin Niemöller
Friedrich Gustav Emil Martin Niemöller ([ˈniːmœlɐ]; 14 January 1892 – 6 March 1984) was a German anti-Nazi, theologian and Lutheran pastor. He is best known for his statement "First the...
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Walter Warzecha
Walter Wilhelm Julius Warzecha (23 May 1891—3 August 1956) was a German naval commander and high-ranking officer of the Kriegsmarine. Serving in the rank of General Admiral he succeeded General ...
Helmuth von Ruckteschell
Hellmuth Max von Ruckteschell (22 March 1890, Eilbek - 24 June 1948, Hamburg) was an officer in the Kaiserliche Marine and the Kriegsmarine, serving in both World War I and World War II.He was one of ...
Wilhelm Marschall
Wilhelm Marschall (30 September 1886 – 20 March 1976) was a German admiral during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Pour le Mérite which he received as commander of the German U-boat UB-105...
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Otto Schultze
Otto Schultze (11 May 1884 – 22 January 1966) was a Generaladmiral with the Kriegsmarine during World War II and a recipient of the Pour le Mérite during World War I. The Pour le Mérite was the Kingdo...
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Hans Rose
Hans Rose was one of the most successful and highly decorated German U-boat commander in the Kaiserliche Marine during World War I.Rose was one of the most respected and brave U-boat commanders and fa...
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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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Walther Forstmann
Walther Forstmann (March 9, 1883 – November 2, 1973) was one of the most successful and highly decorated U-boat commanders in the Kaiserliche Marine during World War I. He also served in the Kriegsmar...
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Walther Schwieger
Walther Schwieger (7 April 1885 – 5 September 1917) was a U-boat commander in the Imperial German Navy (Kaiserliche Marine) during First World War. In 1915, he sank the passenger liner, RMS Lusit...
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Hans Howaldt
Hans Howaldt (12 November 1888, Kiel – 6 September 1970) was a successful and highly decorated German U-boat commander in the Kaiserliche Marine during World War I and also active in World War II. By ...
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Reinhold Saltzwedel
Oberleutnant zur See Reinhold Saltzwedel (23 November 1889 – 2 December 1917) was a successful and highly decorated German U-boat commander in the Kaiserliche Marine during World War I.Saltzwede...
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Max Valentiner
Captain Christian August Max Ahlmann Valentiner (December 15, 1883 – July 19, 1949) was a German U-boat commander during World War I.He was the third highest-scoring U-boat commander of the war,...
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Waldemar Kophamel
Commander Waldemar Kophamel (August 16, 1880 – November 4, 1934) was a successful and highly decorated German U-boat commander in the Kaiserliche Marine during World War I.In his time as command...
Alfred Saalwächter
Alfred Saalwächter (10 January 1883 – 6 December 1945) was a German U-boat commander during World War I and General Admiral during World War II.
Saalwächter was born in Neusalz an der Oder, Prussi...
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Otto Ciliax
Otto Ciliax (30 October 1891 – 12 December 1964) was a German naval officer who served in the navies of the German Empire, the Weimar Republic and Nazi Germany. As an admiral during World War II, he c...
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Otto Steinbrinck
Otto Steinbrinck (19 December 1888, Lippstadt – 16 August 1949, Landsberg am Lech) was a highly decorated World War I Naval Officer and German industrialist, who was later indicted and found gui...
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Abwehr
The Abwehr was a German military intelligence (information gathering) organization which existed from 1920 to 1945. Despite the fact the Treaty of Versailles prohibited the establishment of a German i...
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Wilhelm Canaris
Wilhelm Franz Canaris (1 January 1887 – 9 April 1945) was a German admiral, and chief of the Abwehr, the German military intelligence service, from 1935 to 1944. During the Second World War, he was am...
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Johannes Lohs
Lieutenant junior grade Johannes Lohs (24 June 1889 – 14 August 1918) was a successful and highly decorated German U-boat commander in the Kaiserliche Marine during World War I.In his time as co...