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  Ferdinand Schorner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Ferdinand Schorner was born in Munich in 1892.
In 1943 Schorner was given command of the 40th Panzer Corps in the Ukraine.
After Schorner conducted a stunning retreat from Estonia, the Army Group was to be trapped in the Courland Pocket for the rest of the war.
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 Battle of Berlin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
To the south Army Group Centre under the command of General Ferdinand Schorner were not proving such a hindrance.
IV Panzer Army on the north flank of his formation was falling back under the weight of the 1UF Attack.
In effect Konev's successful attacks on Schorner's poor defences, to the south of the battle of the Seelow Heights, were unhinging Heinrici's brilliant defence.
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 Ferdinand Schörner - Wikipedia
Juli 1973 ebenda) war ein deutscher Heeresoffizier (seit 1945 Generalfeldmarschall) und während des Zweiten Weltkrieges Armee- und Heeresgruppenkommandeur.
Ferdinand Schörner und Adolf Hitler im Bunker 1945
Literatur von und über Ferdinand Schörner im Katalog der DDB
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 Field Marshal Ferdinand Schorner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
An able soldier though an even more talented sycophant, Schorner's ostentatious Nazism won him rapid promotion during the war.
He remained in command of Army Group North, isolated in the Courland pocket, for six months, July 1944 to January 1945, and then took command of Army Group Center in Czechoslovakia, whence, far from communicating the gravity of its predicament to Hitler, Schorner fed him with promises of victory.
For his soft words he achieved the height of his ambition: the by-then-empty title of Commander-in-Chief of the German Army, which he held for ten days between Hitler's suicide and the surrender.
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 Ferdinand Schoerner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Ferdinand Schoerner, the son of a police official, was born in Munich, Germany, on 12th June, 1892.
He was found guilty of manslaughter by a Munich court in 1957 and sentenced to four and a half years imprisonment.
Ferdinand Schoerner died in Munich on 6th July 1973.
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 The Avalon Project : Nuremberg Trial Proceedings Volume 17
Schorner with the instruction that it was left to my discretion to make use of it.
I do not know whether Schorner actually made this statement but I think it would be worth while to call General Field Marshal Schorner here as a witness, in order to ask him on what he based his judgment.
One was from Voss, USSR-471, one from Schorner, USSR-472, and one from Stahel USSR-473.
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 Ferdinand Schörner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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By 1945 the OKW commanded all German forces in every theatre apart from those on the Eastern Front which were under OKH control and which, before his suicide, had reported directly to Hitler.
So it was not clear if Schörner was under the command of OKW on May 8 or if Reichspräsident ("President of Germany") Karl Dönitz, or Reichskanzler von Krosigk, needed to order Schorner to surrender.
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 Encyclopedia: Walther Model
Field Marshal Ferdinand Schörner Ferdinand Schörner (December 5, 1892 _ February 7, 1973) was a German general and later field marshal during World War II.
Robert Ritter von Greim Robert Ritter von Greim or Robert Greim (June 22, 1892 - May 24, 1945) was a German pilot and army officer.
He served as a company grade officer in World War I. At the outbreak of war in 1939 Balck was in the General Staff of the Army and was transferred to the command of...
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 Encyclopedia: Ferdinand Schorner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
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Ferdinand Schörner (December 5, 1892 - February 7, 1973) was a German general and later field marshal during World War II.
A noted veteran of the World War I, winning the Pour le Mérite in 1917, Schörner served as a staff member and instructor in between the two wars.
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 End of World War II in Europe - Enpsychlopedia
The largest contingent not to do so were Army Group Centre under the command of Field Marshal Ferdinand Schorner who had been promoted to Commander-in-Chief of the Army on April 30 in Hitler's last testament.
So it was not clear if Schorner was under the command of OKW on May 8 or if Dönitz, or von Krosigk, needed to order Schorner to surrender.
On May 8, Schorner deserted his command and flew to Austria and the Soviet Army sent overwhelming force against Army Group Centre in the Prague Offensive forcing all German units in Army Group Centre to capitulate by May 11 (some sources state May 12).
www.psychcentral.com /psypsych/End_of_World_War_II_in_Europe   (1554 words)

 wiki/Ferdinand Schorner Definition / wiki/Ferdinand Schorner Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Ferdinand Schörner (December 5, 1892 - February 7February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar.
There are 327 days remaining, 328 in leap years.
In May 1942, Balck went to the East...
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 Martials   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Universal Century 277: :Some court-martials connected with the Delaz conflict are tried.
Ferdinand Schörner 13: investigation was launched into his wartime court-martials and he was put on trial as a common criminal for
Port Chicago disaster 16: 208 sailors were convicted in summary court martials, and received bad conduct discharges.
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 Ferdinand History
Provides in-depth history and biographies of Sepp Dietrich, Adolf Galland, and Ferdinand Schorner.
This astonishing Renaissance-style château was designed by French architect Destailleur in 1874 for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild.
History of Ferdinand Magellan's quest to be the first human to circumnavigate the globe and his visit to Guam in 1521.
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 Battaglia di Berlino - Wikipedia
A sud il Corpo d'Armata Centro al comando del Generale Ferdinand Schorner non si stava rivelando un ostacolo insormontabile.
A meno che non si fossero rimessi in linea con la IV Armata Panzer, avrebbero affrontato l'accerchiamento.
In effetti i riusciti attacchi di Konev sulle povere difese di Schorner, a sud della battaglia delle Alture Seelow, stavano mettendo in difficoltà la brillante difesa di Heinrici.
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 TIME Magazine Archive Article -- The Devil's General -- Jan. 31, 1955   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Even after the German armies capitulated in World War II, a fanatic Wehrmacht general, commanding a force of last-ditch Nazis, held out against the Russians in a Bohemian mountain redoubt.
Field Marshal Ferdinand Schorner, 62, had been named by Hitler to succeed him as commander-in-chief of the German army; in the Fuhrer's last testament his name ranked sixth.* In pursuance of the dead Fuhrer's wishes, Schorner went on fighting, ruthlessly killing hundreds of his own men who resisted the futile slaughter.
He finally deserted his outfit disguised as a Tyrolean peasant, gave himself up to...
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 Netscape Search Category - Personalities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Georgi Konstantinovich Zhukov Comprehensive guide to General Georgi Zhukov, one of the Soviet Union's greatest commanders in the Second World War.
Great German Generals Provides in-depth history and biographies of Sepp Dietrich, Adolf Galland and Ferdinand Schorner.
Gregory R. "Pappy" Boyington Site devoted to the US WWII ace and leader of the famed Black Sheep Squadron.
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 Awards and Criteria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Metz cuff title (created on October 24, 1944 to recognize the bravery of the battle group commanded by Oberst von Siegroth who, entrenched in the city of Metz, was able to stop the progress of the U.S. Third Army from September through November of 1944)
The Kurland cuff title (initiated in 1945 to honor those of Army Group North under Generaloberst Ferdinand Schorner who fought in the Courland region of Latvia).
Campaign shields (schild) were issued to commemorate specific battles and campaigns.
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 Used Book Central Search / keyword(s): history estonia
Their accounts were drafted soon after the war ended at the request of the United States Army, but have languished in poorly translated manuscripts until Professor Steven H. Newton retranslated, corrected, and annotated them, as well as providing substantial amounts of new material direct from the army group's operational records.
The result is the most comprehensive and detailed operational study of sustained combat in the northern sector of the Russian front ever published in English. Retreat from Leningrad recreates the critical period in which generals such as Walter Model, Johannes Friessner, and Ferdinand Schorner commanded Army Group North.
The narrative includes a complete recounting of the seesaw battle for the fortified Panther Line, along with statistics on its construction.
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 David Irving: Hitler's War, Germany 1939-45, ch 34
Manstein had after all been the only general to speak out for the Sedan breakthrough strategy in 1940—and that, Hitler reminisced now that he had steeled himself to sever their partnership, was something he would not easily forget.
Model and Kleist’s successor, General Ferdinand Schorner—a Party faithful and personal nominee of Heinrich Himmler—were already waiting outside.
The field marshal took it and said, “I hope for your sake your decision today turns out right for you.”
www.fpp.co.uk /books/Hitler/1977/html_chapter/34.html   (7343 words)

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