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Field Marshall Albert Kesselring was among the quietest and most brilliant of the German generals in WW2. He initiated the smashing German successes in Russia and Africa and when the tides turned agai Germany, he fought the Allies to standstill in Italy. He managed to save a large coherent and supplied Germany army until the very last days of the war. In the last weeks he became commander in chief of all German armies left in the south, probably 1 million men. He died in 1960, a hero to his…

Field Marshall Albert Kesselring was among the quietest and most brilliant of the German generals in He initiated the smashing German successes in Russia and Africa and when the tides turned against Germany, he fought the Allies to standstill in Italy.

Portrait of Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery on his appointment as Colonel Commandant of the Parachute Regiment, 1944.

WWII 1944 Portrait of Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery on his appointment as Colonel Commandant of the Parachute Regiment.

High quality vintage art reproduction by Buyenlarge. One of many rare and wonderful images brought forward in time. I hope they bring you pleasure each and every time you look at them.

Prime Minister Winston Churchill of Great Britain

Ten of the most valuable items of Winston Churchill memorabilia ever sold Winston Churchill is one of the most iconic and influential political leade.

Walter “Graf Punski” Krupinski (11 November 1920 – 7 October 2000) was a German Luftwaffe fighter ace of World War II and a senior West German air force officer after the war. He was one of the highest-scoring pilots, credited with 197 victories in 1,100 sorties. He was called by his fellow pilots Graf Punski (Count Punski) due to his Prussian origins. Krupinski was one of the first to fly the Me 262 jet fighter in combat as a member of the famous aces squadron JV 44 led by Adolf Galland.

historywars: “ Walter “Graf Punski” Krupinski November 1920 – 7 October was a German Luftwaffe fighter ace of World War II and a senior West German air force officer after the war.

On February 26, 1935, Nazi leader Adolf Hitler signs a secret decree authorizing the founding of the Reich Luftwaffe as a third German military service to join the Reich army and navy. In the same decree, Hitler appointed Hermann Goering, a German air hero from World War I and high-ranking Nazi, as commander in chief of the new German air force.

Evil Nazis Hermann Goering A veteran, the Reichsmarschall was head of the luftwaffe, and the founder of the gestapo. After the fall of France he stole millions of pounds worth of art from Jews, and amassed a personal fortune.

Heinz Wilhelm Guderian (17 June 1888–14 May 1954) was a military theorist and innovative General of the German Army during the Second World ...

The Tank God.Patton studied his ideas Heinz Wilhelm Guderian June May was a military theorist and innovative General of the German Army during the Second World .

✠ Major Gen Gerhard Schmidhuber, commander of the 13th Panzer Division and, in 1944, Wehrmacht supreme commander for  German occupied Hungary. He prevented the liquidation of the Budapest Jewish ghetto in the face of the advancing Red Army. Schmidhuber was killed in action in the Battle of Budapest, on Feb 11, 1945. Iron Cross, 2nd Class & 1st Class, Clasp to the Iron Cross, 2nd Class & 1st Class, German Cross in Gold and Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves.

✠ Gerhard Schmidhuber April 1894 – 11 February Killed in action in the Battle of Budapest.

■ Field Marshal Fedor von Bock (1880-1945) commanded army groups during the invasions of Poland, France, and the Soviet Union, as well as the attempt to capture Moscow. Bock preferred an early withdrawal, but the Soviet counterattack drove the Germans into retreat, and Hitler relieved him of command. He personally despised Nazism, though he did not join plots to overthrow Hitler nor did he file protests over the treatment of civilians by the SS. He was killed by a strafing fighter on 4-5-45

■ Field Marshal Fedor von Bock (1880-1945) commanded army groups during the invasions of Poland, France, and the Soviet Union, as well as the attempt to capture Moscow. Bock preferred an early withdrawal, but the Soviet counterattack drove the Germans into retreat, and Hitler relieved him of command. He personally despised Nazism, though he did not join plots to overthrow Hitler nor did he file protests over the treatment of civilians by the SS. He was killed by a strafing fighter on 4-5-45

Wilhelm Hosenfeld was a German Army officer who helped Polish Jews escape the death camps... incl the famous pianist depicted in the movie "The Pianist" with Adrian Brody.  He was later captured by the Russians and died in captivity several yrs after the war.

Wilhelm Hosenfeld May 1895 – 13 August was a German Army officer who rose to the rank of Hauptmann by the end of the war. He helped to hide or rescue several Poles, including Jews, in Nazi-occupied Poland. He died in Soviet captivity.

Heinrich Alfred Hermann Walther von Brauchitsch (4 October 1881-18 October 1948[2][3]) was a German field marshal and the Oberbefehlshaber des Heeres (Commander of the Heer (Army)) in the early years of World War II.

Heinrich Alfred Hermann Walther von Brauchitsch October October was a German field marshal and the Oberbefehlshaber des Heeres (Commander of the Heer (Army)) in the early years of World War II.

Albert Kesselring is appointed commander in chief of all German forces in Italy. 21 November 1943.

Generalfeldmarschall Albert Kesselring His baton was recently sold to an American collector.

Generalleutnant Smilo Frhr. von Lüttwitz (1895-1975), Kommandeur 26. Panzer Division, Ritterkreuz 14.01.1942, Eichenlaub (426) 16.03.1944, Schwerter (76) 04.07.1944

General der Panzertruppe Smilo Freiherr von Lüttwitz Please login or register to see this attachment.

The highly decorated SS-Standartenführer Joachim Peiper, 1.SS Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler. Peiper was convicted of war crimes and is mainly remembered as being complicit in the Malmedy massacre when on December 17th, 125 Americans were captured and gunned down by Peiper's men

The highly decorated SS-Standartenführer Joachim Peiper, Division…

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