Overblog
Suivre ce blog Administration + Créer mon blog
Kennedy, the Elusive President

Kennedy, the Elusive President

Kennedy, the Elusive President

As the 50th anniversary of his assassination nears, John F. Kennedy remains all but impossible to pin down. One reason is that his martyrdom — for a generation of Americans still the most traumatic public event of their lives, 9/11 notwithstanding — has...

Lire la suite

L'exode

L'exode

L'exode

L'exode de mai-juin 1940 est la face la plus visible de la débâcle. Car si les combats, les intrigues politiques et, plus tard, les appels de Pétain et de De Gaulle ne touchent qu'une minorité, le sort des huit millions de Français fuyant l'avancée allemande...

Lire la suite

Bischoffshausen Lothar von

Bischoffshausen Lothar von

Bischoffshausen Lothar von

Lothar William Mordian Freiherr von Bischoffshausen (20 February 1897 – 18 February 1970) was a highly decorated Oberst in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron...

Lire la suite

Britzelmayr Karl

Britzelmayr Karl

Britzelmayr Karl

Karl Britzelmayr (26 May 1894 – 9 March 1988) 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 Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme...

Lire la suite

Bassewitz-Levetzow Werner Graf von

Bassewitz-Levetzow Werner Graf von

Bassewitz-Levetzow Werner Graf von

Werner Henning-Friedrich Graf von Bassewitz-Levetzow (7 June 1894 – 20 August 1964) was a highly decorated Oberst der Reserve in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of...

Lire la suite

Breithaupt Fritz

Breithaupt Fritz

Breithaupt Fritz

Fritz Breithaupt (5 September 1892 – 25 December 1944) was a Fregattenkapitän of the Reserves with the Kriegsmarine during World War II. Recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes mit Eichenlaub)....

Lire la suite

Brendel Albert

Brendel Albert

Brendel Albert

Albert Brendel (8 December 1893 – 14 April 1943) was a highly decorated Oberst in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme...

Lire la suite

Brill Karl-Friedrich

Brill Karl-Friedrich

Brill Karl-Friedrich

Dr.-Ing. Karl-Friedrich Wilhelm Anton August Brill (18 July 1898 – 22 October 1943) was a Fregattenkapitän of the Reserves with the Kriegsmarine during World War II and member of the Marinebrigade Ehrhardt in the aftermaths of World War I. He is also...

Lire la suite

Brehmer Rudolf

Brehmer Rudolf

Brehmer Rudolf

Rudolf Brehmer (15 January 1887 – 3 November 1967) was a highly decorated Oberst in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme...

Lire la suite

Bock Emil

Bock Emil

Bock Emil

Emil Bock (born May 19, 1895 in Barmen, died December 6, 1959 in Stuttgart) was a German anthroposophist, author, theologian and one of the founders of The Christian Community. In 1914 he began a study of languages at the University of Bonn. However,...

Lire la suite

Broich Friedrich Freiherr von

Broich Friedrich Freiherr von

Broich Friedrich Freiherr von

Friedrich Freiherr von Broich ( 1. Januar 1896 in Straßburg ; 24. September 1974 in Leoni, Starnberger See) war ein deutscher Offizier, zuletzt Generalleutnant und Kommandeur der 10. Panzer-Division im Zweiten Weltkrieg. Fritz Freiherr von Broich trat...

Lire la suite

Bräuer Curt

Bräuer Curt

Bräuer Curt

Curt Bräuer (1889–1969) was a German career diplomat. Born in Breslau, in what is modern-day Poland, Bräuer entered service in the German foreign ministry in 1920. From 1928 to 1930 he was a member of the German Democratic Party. On 1 August 1935 he joined...

Lire la suite

Beckh Hermann

Beckh Hermann

Beckh Hermann

Hermann Beckh (né le 4 mai 1875 à Nuremberg en Allemagne - mort le 1er mars 1937 à Stuttgart) est un orientaliste et un membre de la Société anthroposophique allemande. Il est l'un des pionniers de la tibétologie allemande. Hermann Beckh naquit à Nuremberg,...

Lire la suite

Bauser Adolf

Bauser Adolf

Bauser Adolf

Adolf Bauser (11 December 1880 in Entringen, Württemberg – 16 November 1948 in Stuttgart) was a German teacher, member of the Reichstag for the Reich Party for Civil Rights and Deflation and delegate for the Christian Democratic Union in the Landtag of...

Lire la suite

Lange Walter

Lange Walter

Lange Walter

Dr. med. dent. Walter Lange (14 July 1898 – 30 October 1982) was a highly decorated Oberst of the Reserves in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the...

Lire la suite

Bruck Julius

Bruck Julius

Bruck Julius

Julius Bruck (October 6, 1840 – April 20, 1902) was a German dentist who was a native of Breslau. He studied dentistry and medicine at the Universities of Breslau, Berlin, Bonn and Paris; obtaining a degree in dentistry from Berlin in 1858. Afterwards...

Lire la suite

Below Gerd-Paul von

Below Gerd-Paul von

Below Gerd-Paul von

Gerd-Paul Valerian Georg Heinrich von Below (30 November 1892 – 8 December 1953) was a highly decorated Generalmajor der Reserve in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross...

Lire la suite

Ahlfen Hans von

Ahlfen Hans von

Ahlfen Hans von

Hans von Ahlfen (20 February 1897 – 11 September 1966) was a General in the German army in World War II. He was the commandant of 'Fortress Breslau' at the beginning of the siege of the city in 1945 when it was surrounded by Soviet forces and was later...

Lire la suite

Kolbeck Rudolf

Kolbeck Rudolf

Kolbeck Rudolf

Dr. med. dent. Rudolf Kolbeck (24 March 1889 – 12 September 1965) was an Oberst der Reserves in the Wehrmacht during World War II, and one of only 882 recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. Rudlof Kolbeck The Knight's Cross...

Lire la suite