The general who slammed his hand on the table and said to Hitler "I will not take orders from a local Nazi chieftan"... and got away with it
This is General Dietrich von Saucken. As you can see, he is literally the archetypal monocled patrician Prussian general. In World War I, he was wounded seven times in battle, and decorated very highl...
Gottfried von Erdmannsdorff
Heinrich Otto Gottfried von Erdmannsdorff (25 April 1893 – 30 January 1946) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of t...
The general who slammed his hand on the table and said to Hitler "I will not take orders from a local Nazi chieftan"... and got away with it
This is General Dietrich von Saucken. As you can see, he is literally the archetypal monocled patrician Prussian general. In World War I, he was wounded seven times in battle, and decorated very highl...
Otto Wagener
Otto Wagener (29 April 1888 – 9 August 1971) was a German major general and, for a period, Adolf Hitler's economic advisor and confidant.
An industrialist's son, Wagener was born in Durlach, gradu...
Karl Henke
Karl Henke (22 July 1896 in Berlin – 27 April 1945 in Neutief) was an engineer officer in the Reichsheer during World War I, in the German inter-war army, the Reichswehr, and in the Wehrmacht.
Hen...
Josef Prinner
Josef Prinner (18 December 1894 – 1 July 1966) 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 Knight'...
Erich Buschenhagen
Erich Buschenhagen (8 December 1895 – 13 September 1994) was a German general who commanded the LII Corps during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak...
Otto-Wilhelm Förster
Otto-Wilhelm Förster (16 March 1885 – 24 June 1966) was a highly decorated General der Pioniere in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several corps. He was also a recipient of the Knight...
Kurt von Briesen
Kurt Alfred Otto Erimar von Briesen (born 3 May 1886, Anklam † 20. November 1941, Isjum on the Donetz (Ukraine)) was a General of Infantry awarded the Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross by Hitler for ga...
Kurt von Briesen - Wikipedia
Richard Lepper
Richard Lepper (15 July 1897 – 30 March 1943) 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's Cr...
Ludwig Wolff (general)
Ludwig Wolff (3 April 1893 – 9 November 1968) was a highly decorated General der Infanterie in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded the XXXIII. corps. He was also a recipient of the Knight'...
Ludwig Wolff (general) - Wikipedia
Martin Bieber
Martin Bieber (10 November 1900 – 19 October 1974) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several Volksgrenadier divisions. He was also a recipient of...
Gehlen Organization
Gehlen Organization or Gehlen Org was an intelligence agency established in June 1946 by U.S. occupation authorities in the United States Zone of Germany, and consisted of former members of the 12th D...
Werner Forst
Werner Forst (21 December 1892 – 3 February 1971) was a German general who held several divisional commands during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with O...
Werner Forst - Wikipedia
Walther Krause
Walther Krause (31 December 1890 – 25 October 1960) 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 Kn...
Walter Lichel
Walter Lichel (1 May 1885 – 10 December 1969) was a highly decorated General der Infanterie in the Wehrmacht during World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Lichel was captu...
Theodor Bohlmann-Combrinck
Theodor Bohlmann-Combrinck (18 November 1891 – 18 November 1956) 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 Cr...
Heinrich Graf zu Dohna-Schlobitten
Heinrich Burggraf und Graf zu Dohna-Schlobitten (15 October 1882 – 14 September 1944) was a German major general and resistance fighter in the July 20 Plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler at the Wolf's La...
Hasso von Wedel (General)
Hasso von Wedel (20 November 1898 – 3 January 1961) was a German Generalmajor and Commander of the Wehrmacht Propaganda Troops during the Second World War. He was directly subordinate to the head of O...
Hasso von Wedel (General) - Wikipedia