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  Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Born into an aristocratic family in an der Lahn, von Kleist was educated in a German military school and served as a lieutenant of hussars and a regimental commander in World War I.
In 1942 von Kleist was sent to command troops in the Caucasus in order to capture important oil wells in the area.
Von Kleist was captured by United States forces in 1945.
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 Fedor von Bock - Wikipedia
Bock tritt 1898 nach einer Kadettenausbildung als Leutnant in das 5.
Von Bock nimmt als Generalstabsoffizier und Bataillonskommandeur am ersten Weltkrieg teil.
Nachdem von Bock, auf Grund der Erschöpfung seiner Truppen, für einen taktischen Rückzug an der Ostfront plädiert, erhält er seinen Abschied als Oberbefehlshaber der Heeresgruppe Mitte.
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 Henning von Tresckow - Wikipedia
Von Tresckow sah den Versailler Vertrag als Schmach für Deutschland an und betrachtete deshalb den Aufstieg der Nationalsozialisten in der Weimarer Republik zunächst mit Wohlwollen.
Tresckow versucht mehrmals seinen Onkel, Generalfeldmarschall Fedor von Bock, davon zu überzeugen offiziellen Protest gegen den Befehl einzulegen.
März 1943, hatte Rudolf Christoph Freiherr von Gersdorff, den Tresckow kurzfristig in die Pläne der Verschwörer eingeweiht und auf seine Seite gezogen hatte, die Möglichkeit, bei einer Ausstellungseröffnung sich und Hitler in die Luft zu sprengen.
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 Werner von Blomberg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Von Blomberg became one of Hitler's most devoted followers, and as such was nicknamed "Rubber Lion" by some of his critics in the army who were less than enthusiastic about Hitler.
Von Blomberg refused to annul the marriage, and consequently resigned all of his posts in January 1938 when Göring threatened to make his wife's past public knowledge.
Von Blomberg and his wife were subsequently exiled for a year to the isle of Capri.
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 Fedor von Bock
Fedor von Bock was born in Kustrin, Germany, on December 3, 1880.
Bock was promoted to field marshal in 1940 for his part in Germany's victorious blitzkrieg campaign against France and the Low Countries.
Bock was only 225 miles from Moscow when Adolf Hitler decided to divert some of his army to Leningrad and Kiev.
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 Fedor von Bock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Educated at the Potsdam military school, Bock was assigned to an infantry guards regiment in 1897 and advanced to a captaincy by 1914.
Then Bock began his series of "orderly retreats" and "defensive actions." He was later shifted to the southern front and led the columns that bludgeoned their way to Stalingrad in the big German summer offensive of 1942.
Bock was killed along with his wife and daughter in an air raid.
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 Fedor von Bock - Wikipedia, den fria encyklopedin
Fedor von Bock, född 3 december 1880, död 3 maj 1945, tysk militär; generalfältmarskalk 1940.
von Bock tilldelades som den förste (tillsammans med ett antal andra mottagare) Järnkorsets Riddarkors 30 september 1939 och han hade under första världskriget tilldelats den dåtida högsta militära utmärkelsen Pour le Mérite.
von Bock omkom i samband med att ett brittiskt attackplan i närheten av byn Lensahn i Schleswig-Holstein anföll den bil som han färdades i.
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 Henning von Tresckow
Henning von Tresckow was born in Magdeburg, Germany in 1901.
Fedor von Bock, Gunther von Kluge, Erich von Manstein and Gerd von Rundstedt all refused, but were sympathetic enough not to inform the Gestapo about his activities.
Tresckow had recruited Claus von Stauffenberg in 1942, and he was chosen to plant a bomb at a meeting attended by Hitler on July 20, 1944.
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 Encyclopedia: Von Rundstedt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In September 1939 World War II began, and von Rundstedt was recalled to lead Army Group South during the successful invasion of Poland.
Von Rundstedt was promoted to Field Marshal on July 19, 1940 and took part in the planning of Operation Sealion.
When the invasion was called off, von Rundstedt took control of occupation forces and was given responsibility to develop the coastal defences in the Netherlands, Belgium and France.
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 Friedrich Paulus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A relief effort by under Field Marshal von Manstein failed, inevitably, because Paulus was refused permission to break out of the encirclement.
The 6th Army was defeated together with its Romanian allies and Russian auxiliary troops by the Red Army under Marshal Georgy Zhukov in January 1943.
The von in the name is not authentic, a misconception presumably based on the fact that for many German "noble families" the career of officer in the armed forces was traditionally popular for at least one of their sons.
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 Walther von Brauchitsch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Walther von Brauchitsch (October 4, 1881, Berlin - October 18, 1948, Hamburg) was commander-in-chief of the Wehrmacht in the early years of World War II.
Even though he was personally opposed to Nazism in many ways, he became largely reliant on Hitler, and was forced to borrow 80,000 Reichmarks from him in order to divorce and re-marry.
He replaced General Werner von Fritsch as Commander-in-Chief of the Wehrmacht after the latter's dismissal on charges of homosexuality in 1938.
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 Fedor von Bock
Bock was now only 225 miles from Moscow but Adolf Hitler took the decision to divert some of his army to Leningrad and Kiev.
Hitler replaced Bock by Gunther von Kluge but after only a month's rest, he was sent once again to the Soviet Union to take control of AG South after the death of Walther von Reichenau.
Fedor von Bock and his wife and daughter were killed on 4th May 1945 during an Allied air raid on Hamburg.
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 Battle of France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The German Army was divided into three army groups: Army Group B, composed of 29½ divisions including three armored under Fedor von Bock, was tasked with breaking through the Low Countries and pushing the northern units of the Allied armies into a pocket.
Army Group C, composed of 19 divisions under Wilhelm von Leeb, was charged with preventing a flanking movement from the east, and with launching holding attacks against the Maginot Line and the upper Rhine.
On the map this seemed a feasible mission: the corridor through which von Kleist's two Panzer Corps had moved to the coast was a mere 40 kilometers wide.
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 Biographie: Fedor von Bock, 1880-1945
Dezember: Fedor von Bock wird in Küstrin (heute: Kostrzyn/Polen) als Sohn des Offiziers Moritz Bock und dessen Frau Olga (geb.
Bock erhält den Oberbefehl über das neu errichtete Gruppenkommando 3 in Dresden.
Heftig kritisiert Bock die Zersplitterung der Heeresgruppe Süd gegen Stalingrad und den Kaukasus während der deutschen Sommeroffensive.
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 Fedor von Bock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Fedor von Bock (de diciembre el 3 de 1880 - de mayo el 4 de 1945) era mariscal alemán del campo durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial.
Sin embargo, von Bock era bastante desafortunado conseguir cogido en el invierno ruso vicioso, cuando algunos de sus hombres estaban a 19 millas de Moscú.
Mientras que privado oponía los atrocities que eran confiados contra civiles soviéticos, von Bock nunca protestó directamente a Hitler (aunque contemporáneamente, él tenía un archivo subordinado una demanda oficial).
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 Generalfeldmarschall Gerd von Rundtstedt
Commanded by von Rundstedt, Army Group South (8th, 10th and 14th Armies) advanced from Silesia and Slovakia in conjunction with Generaloberst Fedor von Bock’s Army Group North (3rd and 4th Armies) attacking from East Prussia and Pomerania.
Twelve generals, including von Rundstedt, received field marshals’ batons while Hermann Göring, the Reich Air Minister and Commander-in-Chief of the Luftwaffe, was advanced to the exalted rank of Reichsmarschall and decorated with the Grand Cross of the Iron Cross.
Von Rundstedt viewing a large-scale exercise conducted by the 12th SS Panzer Division "Hitler Jugend" in Belgium, 1944.
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 Field Marshal Fedor von Bock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Scion of a traditional Prussian military family, BOck won the Pour le Merite for 'reckless bravery' as a junior officer of the Fifth Foot Guards during World War I, and subsequently served as an assistant to the great Seeckt in the reconstruction of the German Army under the harsh terms of the Versailles Treaty.
By 1938 he had risen to command, with Rundstedt and Leeb, one of the three 'Army Groups' into which the peacetime army was organized.
Bock was relieved of command in the great purge following the Russian counter-offensive of December but was reinstated in place of Rundstedt at Army Group South in January, holding the post until July, when he was relieved and replaced by Rundstedt.
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 Военная литература : История войн : Stolfi R. H. S. Hitler’s Panzers East: World War II ...
Bock assured Hitler that he would personally guarantee that the mobile divisions on the lines of encirclement on 2 July 1941 would stay until the Minsk-Novogrodek pocket was completely "burned out."{1} By exhibiting such concern for Hitler's fears over elimination of the pocket.
Bock entertained similar thoughts and had already complained bitterly in his diary that the Minsk battle, swiftly as it had been completed, had taken too much time.
Bock knew through a sixth sense, an extrasensory feel for military operations that helped select him as leader of the Schwerpunkt army group for the attack on the Soviet Union, that his command could defeat anything the Soviet government could put between him and Moscow.
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 Bock, Fedor von --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Russian writer Fedor Gladkov is known for his novels of industrialization and modernization in the Soviet era.
The poet and prose writer Verner von Heidenstam led the literary reaction to the naturalist movement in Sweden, calling for a renaissance of the literature of fantasy, beauty, and national themes.
Although he was already 67 years old, he responded, “Am ready.” By the end of September he and the chief of staff, General Erich von Ludendorff, had...
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 Georg von Küchler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Georg von Küchler (May 30, 1881 - May 25, 1968) was a German field marshal during World War II.
Küchler led the German 18th Army in 1940 in the invasion of neutral Holland and was able to defeat the much smaller Dutch army and continued on into Belgium.
The colonel general became commander of Army Group North after Field Marshall Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb was relieved of his command.
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 Generalfeldmarschall Fedor von Bock: The War Diary 1939-1945
The Von Bock memoirs, which appear here for the first time, allow the reader to see the entire drama of the Second World War through the eyes of one of Germany's most important military commanders.
After he returned as Commander-in-Chief of Army Group South, von Bock was eventually placed in temporary retirement when he critized Hitler's division of forces against Stalingrad and the Caucasus-the road to castrophe began.
Their efforts to win over von Bock failed, yet the Generalfeldmarschall tolerated the pronounced resistance sentiments among his staff, and even became privy to the attempted assissination of Hitler on July 20, 1944.
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 general von treskow   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Field Marshal Fedor Von Bock, the commander in chief of the army group center, refused to cooperate.
Gersdorff said later that Treskow said to him that if Von Bock will refuse to cooperate this time, and to demand Hitler to stop the mass murder or get out from his job, the honor of the German army will be gone forever".
Von Bock said that this will cause Hitler to fire him, and Treskow shouted, with rage in his eyes: "at least you will leave as a man of honor!".
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 Biografías: Fedor von Bock
Mariscal de Campo de simpatías monárquicas, prototipo del oficial prusiano, Fedor von Bock vino al mundo el 3 de diciembre de 1.880 en Küstrin.
En 1.912 el capitán von Bock fue destinado al Estado Mayor General y, al año siguiente, al Estado Mayor del Cuerpo de Ejército de la Guardia Prusiana.
Cuando el 5 de diciembre, la ofensiva empezó a debilitarse, von Bock asumió personal y desesperadamente la dirección del puesto de mando más adelantado ordenando a sus tropas inútiles intentos de ataque.
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 The Ultimate Walther von Reichenau - American History Information Guide and Reference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Walther von Reichenau (August 16, 1884 - January 17, 1942), German military commander, was the son of a Prussian general and joined the German Army in 1902.
From 1931 he was Chief of Staff to the Inspector of Signals at the Reichswehr Ministry, and later served with General Werner von Blomberg in East Prussia.
In November 1941 he sacked Walther von Brauchitsch as Commander-in-Chief and again tried to appoint Reichenau to the post.
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 Polish September Campaign - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
German Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop declared negotiations with Poland to be at an end, and Polish forces braced for war.
The German plan Fall Weiss, for what became known as the September campaign, was created by General Franz Halder, chief of the general staff, and directed by General Walther von Brauchitsch, the commander in chief of the upcoming campaign.
General Fedor von Bock commanded Army Group North comprising General Georg von Küchler's 3rd Army, which struck southward from East Prussia, and General Günther von Kluge's 4th Army, which struck eastward across the base of the Polish Corridor.
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 Gladkov, Fedor --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Fedor Vasilievich Gladkov was born on June 21 (June 9 on the calendar used at the time), 1883, in Chernavka, near Saratov, Russia.
A description of the sea by Fedor I. Soimonov, which contained the first navigational instructions, and an atlas of the sea were both published in 1731.
It is a psychological analysis of the poor student Raskolnikov, whose theory that humanitarian ends justify evil means leads him to murder a St. Petersburg pawnbroker.
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 TIME Magazine Archive Article -- Death on the Approaches -- Dec. 08, 1941   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It was planned and commanded by Field Marshal Fedor von Bock, who because he loves to lecture his men on the glory of dying for the Fatherland, is called der Sterber (the Dier).
To Marshal von Bock, losses do not greatly matter; certainly they do not matter as much as final success.
Fedor von Bock may eventually succeed in taking...
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 Lightning War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Army Group A is commanded by Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt; this group’s objective is to blast a corridor from the Ardennes Forest northeast to the Atlantic coast.
Army Group B is commanded by Field Marshal Fedor von Bock; this group’s objective is to hit Allied defenses in Holland and Belgium, pulling Dutch, Belgian, and British forces north.
Army Group C is commanded by Field Marshal Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb; this group’s objective is to attack the Maginot Line, holding down the bulk of the French Army in the south.
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