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Erich von Manstein was born in Berlin, on the 24th of November 1887.
Helene von Lewinski was the eldest sister of Hewig von Lewinski, wife of Lieutenant-General Georg von Manstein (a divisional commander in the Kaiser's army).
Erich was the von Lewinski's 10th child, in fact a later comer, and as the von Manstein’s were childless it was decided that should it be a boy, the child would be educated in the von Manstein household.
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Erich von Manstein (November 24, 1887 - June 11, 1973) was a general, and later a Field Marshal, in the German Army during World War II.
von Manstein then proposed an action for the summer to push the Red Army into the Sea of Azov at Rostov, but Hitler instead chose to back Operation Citadel and he was ordered to Kursk.
In mid-February of 1944, von Manstein disobeyed Hitler's order and ordered 11th and 42nd Corps (consisting of 56,000 men in six divisions) of Army Group South to breakout from the "Cherkassy Pocket", which occurred on February 16/17th.
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 Erich von Manstein - Dic.blogopt.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Erich von Manstein (November 24, 1887–June 10, 1973) was a lifelong professional soldier who rose to become one of the most prominent commanders of Nazi Germany's Armed Forces (Wehrmacht) during World War II; he attained the rank of Field Marshal (Generalfeldmarschall), although he was never a member of the Nazi Party himself.
Von Manstein thought on an idea which led eventually to the approval of Sichelschnitt ('Sickle Cut') plan to the conquest of France; later, he was commander of armies in Crimea and Leningrad before becoming the commander of Army Group South.
Manstein was born Fritz Erich von Lewinski in Berlin, the tenth child of a Prussian aristocrat, artillery general Eduard von Lewinski (1829–1906), and Helene von Sperling (1847–1910).
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He was first to strike into Warsaw's suburbs, and when the remainder of the Polish army moved east he closed off the encirclement and was the main force in the total destruction of the encirclement.
Manstein was then sent back to Silesia and did not take part in the operation until the final stages when he served under Günther von Kluge.
In mid-February of 1944, von Manstein disobeyed Hitler's order and ordered 11th and 42nd Corps (consisting of 56,000 men in six divisions) of Army Group South (Heeresegruppe Süd) to break out from the " Korsun Pocket", which occurred on February 16/17th.
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Erich von Manstein (November 24, 1887 - June 12, 1973) was a General, and later a Field Marshal (Generalfeldmarschall), in the German Armed Forces (Wehrmacht) during World War II.
Manstein was born Erich von Lewinski in Berlin, the tenth child of Prussian aristocrat, artillery general Eduard von Lewinski (1829-1906) and Helene von Sperling (1847-1910).
Not only were Erich von Manstein's "fathers" Prussian Generals, two of his grandfathers had also been Prussian Generals (one of them leading a corps in the Franco-Prussian War 1870/71).
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 Erich von Manstein
Erich von Manstein (November 24, 1887 - June 11, 1973) was a World War II General in the German Army.
Erich von Lewinski was born in Berlin, the tenth child of Prussian aristocrat and artillery general Eduard von Lewinski.
In 1933 the Nazi party rose to power in Germany, and von Manstein was promoted to Colonel in 1935,was posted to the General Staff.
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 Von Manstein
Erich Von Manstein was born in Berlin in 1887.
Mainstein would later write: 'The situation of the two Army Groups, Don and A, would have taken a disastrous turn if Paulus had surrendered at the beginning of January'.
He was charged with seventeen offences, including responsibility for the execution of Jews in Poland and Russia, the deportation of civilian populations, the distribution and execution of Hitler's Commissar order and unjustified reprisals against, partisans.
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 Erich von Manstein - InformationBlast
During the Operation Fall Weiss, the German invasion of Poland, he served as chief of staff to the Army Group South under Gerd von Rundstedt.
In mid-February of 1944, von Manstein disobeyed Hitler's order and ordered 11th and 42nd Corps (consisting of 56,000 men in six divisions) of Army Group South (Heeresegruppe Süd) to break out from the "Korsun Pocket", which occurred on February 16/17th.
von Manstein discussing the eastern front situation with Hitler in September of 1943 at Wolfschanze.
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 The Voice of Russia (The Stalingrad battle - 60 years)
The surrounded troops’ position worsened, and Mainstein decided to advance with help of the only one group on a narrow front section, not waiting till the attack group was amassed at Tormosin.
The slogan “Mainstein Is Coming!” flashed throughout the area, inspiring soldiers, primarily on the western section of the mousetrap where the situation was the most difficult.
As for German Field Marshal-General Erich Von Mainstein, he wrote about his defeat at Stalingrad after the war: “In winter 1942 I realized that we would not win in the war against the Soviet Union.
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 Amazon.com: Lost Victories: Books: Erich Von Manstein   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mainsteins views on how operations should be fought subsequent to Kursk were constantly at odds with Hitlers views on holding onto everything.
Eric von Manstein is considered by anyone who knows anything about World War II as one of the war's finest military commanders, on par with history's great captains.
The bias memory kicks in from time to time even for the great von Manstein as some of his errors were gross over and even acts that got him in trouble at Nuremberg war crime trials were overlooked.
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Long before winter came the chances had been diminished owing to the repeated delays in the advance that were caused by bad roads, and mud.
Von Rundstedt was still more emphatic and even urged that me German Army should withdraw to their original front in Poland.
With the departure of von Rundstedt as well as von Brauchitsch, the resistance to Hitler's pressure was weakening and that pressure was all for resuming the offensive.
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Gaius Julius Caesar (July 13, 100 BC - March 15, 44 BC) was a Roman military and political leader whose conquest of Gallia Comata extended the Roman world all the way to the Oceanus Atlanticus and introduced Roman influence into modern France, an accomplishment whose direct consequences are visible to this day.
Carl Phillip Gottlieb von Clausewitz (June 1, 1780 - November 16, 1831) was a Prussian military thinker.
Published in 1832, it is still considered one of the greatest treatises on military strategy ever written, and is prescribed at various military academies to this day.
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 FictionPress.Com Story : Blood in the Ranks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The forest had to be captured; if it was not then Erich von Mainstein and his Germans would be able to march into France uncontested.
Delicate smoke wafted away from the Sergeant's pipe as he gave the silent order to move out.
"Such a pity." The Sargent mumbled "These German troops were the elite guard of Erich's army.
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 Civilization Fanatics' Forums - Idea for a Post WW2 Scenario
Erich Von Manstein, commander of of the 56th Panzer Corps, opened his eyes to see his personal aide, Lieutenant Kessel, standing over him.
Speed is as much an asset in politics as it is in war.
The general was working on his rose bushes, muttering obscenities every few moments, when Lieutenant Kessel approached him.
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Lost Victories: The War Memoirs of Hitler's Most Brilliant General by Erich von Manstein
Von Mainstein's book is one of the best by a ranking officer.
Panzer Commander: The Memoirs of Colonel Hans von Luck by Hans Von Luck
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 The world's top list of military commanders websites
Isaac Brock (British major general in Canada during War of 1812)
Albrecht von Wallenstein (general in the Thirty Years' War)
Duke of Marlborough (War of the Spanish Succession)
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