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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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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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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Roland Battalion
The 'Roland Battalion (German: Battalion Ukrainische Gruppe Roland), officially known as Special Group Roland, was the subunit under command of the Abwehr special operation unit Lehrregiment "Bran...
Bergmann Battalion
The Special Group Bergmann or the Bergmann Battalion (German: Sonderverband Bergmann, meaning "highlander") was a military unit of the German Abwehr during World War II, composed of five German-of...
Operation Pastorius
Operation Pastorius was a failed German plan for sabotage inside the United States during World War II. The operation was staged in June 1942 and was to be directed against strategic American economic...
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Dušan Popov
Dušan "Duško" Popov OBE (Serbian Cyrillic: Душан "Душко" Попов; 10 July 1912 – 10 August 1981) was a Serbian double agent working for MI5 during World War II under the code name "Tricycle" and th...
Nathalie Sergueiew
Nathalie "Lily" Sergueiew (1912–1950) was a female double agent who worked for MI5 during World War II under the codename "Treasure". She played a significant role in deceiving the Germans about the l...
Simon Emil Koedel
Simon Emil Koedel was a sleeper agent for the German Abwehr activated during World War II. Operating primarily in New York City, Koedel monitored American ports and US military suppliers. One of the ...
Operation Seagull I
Operation Seagull I ("Unternehmen Möwe I" or "Seemöwe" in German) was an Abwehr II sanctioned mission devised in May 1942. The plan was the brainchild of Kurt Haller and an expert from Abwehr I-Wi (ec...
Erwin von Lahousen
Generalmajor Erwin von Lahousen (25 October 1897 – 24 February 1955) was a high-ranking Abwehr official during World War II, as well as a member of the German Resistance and a key player in attempts t...
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Erika Lehmann
Erika Lehmann (1917–?) was a spy for Nazi Germany during World War II. By most accounts, she was born in Oberschopfheim, Germany. Lehmann learned English as a child from her British mother (her ...
Georg Hansen
Colonel Georg Alexander Hansen (5 July 1904, Sonnefeld, Saxe-Coburg and Gotha – 8 September 1944, Plötzensee, Germany ) was an Oberst (Colonel) in the Generalstab (General Staff of the German Army) an...
Operation Whale
Operation Whale ("Unternehmen Wal" or "Unternehmen Walfisch" in German) was the name of two separate German Intelligence (Abwehr) plans conceived in 1940.The agent that was to undertake the mission wa...
Frau Solf Tea Party
The Solf Circle (German: Solf-Kreis) was an informal gathering of German intellectuals involved in the resistance against Nazi Germany. Most members were arrested and executed after attending a te...
Gastao de Freitas Ferraz
Gastão de Freitas Ferraz was a Portuguese spy working for the Abwehr. He was one of two radio operators on board the Gil Eannes, the codfish fleet support ship on the Atlantic. Ferraz almost tipped of...
Johannes Eppler
Johannes Eppler (1914 – 1999), also known as Hans Eppler, John Eppler, and Hussein Gaafer, was a World War II Abwehr spy, a German who had been raised in Egypt by his Egyptian stepfather. One of...
Operation Innkeeper
Operation Innkeeper ("Unternehmen Gastwirt" in German) was an aborted plan devised in Autumn 1941 to send two Irish Abwehr agents to London on a sabotage mission.One of the two agents was John Codd, a...
Brandenburger
The Brandenburger is a warmblood horse breed originating in Germany.
The Brandenburger is a well-balanced horse with a lively temperament, an easy to get along with character and little tendency ...
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William Rhodes Davis
William Rhodes Davis (February 10, 1889 – August 1, 1941) was a United States businessman whose oil interests involved him in furthering the strategic interests of Nazi Germany.
Davis was born in ...
Operation 7
Operation 7 is the name given to a successful attempt to smuggle fourteen Jews into Switzerland using false papers in August and September 1942. The operation was devised by Abwehr members Hans von Do...
Rudolf von Marogna-Redwitz
Rudolf Graf von Marogna-Redwitz (15 October 1886 – 12 October 1944) was a Colonel of the Wehrmacht, member of the German Resistance in Nazi Germany and the July 20 Plot against Adolf Hitler at the Wol...
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Erich Vermehren
Erich Vermehren, also known as Erich Vermeeren de Saventhem or Eric Maria de Saventhem, (December 23, 1919 – April 28, 2005) was an ardent anti-Nazi, an agent of the Abwehr, the German military intell...
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Hugo Bleicher
Hugo Ernst Bleicher (9 August 1899 - August 1982) was a German senior non-commissioned officer of the Abwehr who worked against French Resistance in German-occupied France.Bleicher was born in Tettnan...
Jabłonków Incident
Jabłonków Incident (Polish: Incydent jabłonkowski, Czech: Jablunkovský incident) refers to the events of the night of August 25/26, 1939, along the Polish - Slovak border. On that night, a gro...
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Herbert Hans Haupt
Herbert Hans Haupt (December 21, 1919 – August 8, 1942) was a spy for Nazi Germany during World War II.
Born in Stettin, Germany, Haupt was the son of Hans Max and Erna (Froehling) Haupt. Ha...
Operation Lobster I
Operation Lobster I (Unternehmen Hummer I in German) was an Abwehr plan to infiltrate three German agents into Ireland, (specifically the territory formerly known as the Irish Free State), in July 194...
László Almásy
László Ede Almásy de Zsadány et Törökszentmiklós (22 August 1895 – 22 March 1951) was a Hungarian aristocrat, motorist, desert explorer, aviator, Scout-leader and sportsman who also served as the basi...
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John Codd
John Codd was an Irish national who, after being captured as a British Army corporal during World War II, went on to serve in the German Intelligence service (Abwehr) and SS Intelligence.
Codd was...