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  Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist - Definition, explanation
Born into an aristocratic family in Braunfels 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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 Erich von Manstein   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Von 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).
Von Manstein married Jutta Sibylle von Loesch, the daughter of Silesian landowner in 1920.
Von Rundstedt accepted von Manstein’s plan calling for the concentration of the majority of the Army Group’s armored units into Walther von Reichenau’s 10th Army with the objective of a decisive breakthrough, which would lead to the encirclement of Polish forces west of the River Vistula.
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 German General von Kleist
Paul von Kleist, the son of mathematics teacher, was born in Hessen, Germany, on 8th August, 1881.
Kleist was appointed general of cavalry in August 1936 and supervised Germany's military expansion in Silesia.
Kleist wanted to move cautiously but General Heinz Guderian, who commanded the 1st, 2nd and 10th Panzer divisions, moved at great speed and crossed the Meuse near Sedan on 14th May. Kleist now ordered Guderian to halt until the arrival of General Siegmund List and his 12th Army.
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 Ewald von Kleist at AllExperts
*Ewald Christian von Kleist (1715-1759); German poet and soldier;
*Count Ewald von Kleist-Schmenzin (1890-1945); conspirator in the July 20 Plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler
*Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist-Schmenzin (born 1922); son of Count Ewald von Kleist-Schmenzin; another co-conspirator in the July 20 bomb plot.
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 The Kragujevac Massacre | Carl Savich | Columns | Serbianna.com
Kleist was photographed in front of the Skupshtina or Yugoslav Parliament building in Belgrade saluting a German tank commander of a Panzer Kampfwagen IV Ausf D tank on April 14.
Kleist was extradited by the USSR in 1948 where he was found guilty of war crimes and sentenced to life imprisonment.
Kleist died in the Vladimir POW camp in 1954 in the USSR.
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 Ahoy - Mac's Web Log-Ewald von Kleist ( 1881- 1954 )-
Ewald Kleist was born in Braunfels an der Lahn on the 8th.
Kleist's left flank was very much exposed, but there was little that Runstedt could do to reinforce it, the Russians were very aware that they could ill afford to allow the Germans to hang on to Rostov, to use it as a springboard for their next 1942 summer offensive.
Kleist now neeeded to hold the Kuban across the Straits of Kerch at the Crimea, he was under severe pressure from 8 Soviet Armies, as the Germans tried to dig in, but Kleist held firm.
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 Operazione Barbarossa: I Generali Tedeschi
The conspirators initially pin their hopes on von Rundstedt when in August 1938 he is among the chorus of generals who oppose Hitler's Czech adventure.
Following the failure of Stauffenberg's July plot, von Rundstedt is appointed to preside over an Army Court of Honor that expels 55 officers from the German Army and hands them over to the People's Court for trial and execution.
A destra il gen. Ludwig Kubler, già comandante di truppe da montagna, comandante delle forze tedesche del Litorale Adriatico, artefice della politica di sterminio dei partigiani e dei civili che portavano loro aiuto.
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 Generalfeldmarschall Ewald Von Kleist
Edwald von Kleist was born in to an aristocratic family.
He was a strong monarchist who was close to the Von Hindenburg family serving as a commander of a cavalry division from 1932 to 1935.
Generalfeldmarschall von Kleist (sitting in vehicle) and Generalleutnant Josef Rußwurm, the Inspector of Army Signals Troops, pictured upon their capture by U.S. troops of the 26th Infantry Division at Mitterfels bei Krenzkirchen on 25 April 1945.
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 Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist information - Search.com
Born into an aristocratic family, 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 the Battle of France he commanded Panzergruppe von Kleist, consisting of XLI and XIX (under Guderian) Panzer [Corps, the two southernmost armoured corps in the drive to the English Channel.
In April 1941, von Kleist commanded 1st Panzergruppe, comprising XVIII and XL Panzer Corps, which spearheaded the Blitzkrieg-style invasions of Yugoslavia and Greece.
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 Hating the Krauts by Paul Gottfried
By the time the old Widerstaendler, together with anti-Nazi aristocrats such as Klaus von Stauffenberg, Ewald von Kleist, Ulrich von Hassell, and Helmut James von Moltke, attempted to overthrow the Nazis and assassinate Hitler, they knew that they were working alone.
As a reward for his inquiry, von Bieberstein, whose family suffered in the Resistance, is fated to spend his professional life as a librarian rather than as a professorial scholar.
Paul Gottfried [send him mail] is professor of history at Elizabethtown College and author of, most recently, the highly recommended
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 Paul Did You Mean paul?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Paul is a popular male first name, from the Greek Paulos.
Paul of Tarsus, whose birth name was Saul, a disciple and apostle of Jesus, known to many as Saint Paul.
Paul is the chosen name of many Popes of the Roman Catholic Church upon election to the papacy:
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 Paul W Ewald   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist - Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist (August 8 1881, Braunfels an der Lahn - ca.
Paul W. Ewald - Paul W. Ewald is an Evolutionary biologist, specializing in the evolution of infectious disease.
Ewald Paul - Dachdecker GmbH - Ewald Paul - Dachdecker GmbH Zu finden ist die Vorstellung des Unternehmens, Infos zu dem Leistungsangebot sowie Referenzobjekte.
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 Battle of Stalingrad
Army Group South (A), under the command of Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist, was to continue advancing south towards the Caucasus as planned with the 17th Army and 1st Panzer Army.
Army Group B was commanded by General Maximilian von Weichs.
General Walther von Seydlitz-Kurzbach offered to raise an anti-Hitler army from the Stalingrad survivors, but the Soviets did not accept this offer.
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 This Day in History: 1954   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Paul "Bear" Bryant opens his infamous 10-day football mini-camp in Junction, Texas: The Junction Boys.
Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist, German field marshal
Paul Rusesabagina, Manager of hotel des diplomates during the Rwandan genocide
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 Battle of Stalingrad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Army Group South (A), under the command of Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist, was to continue advancing south towards the Caucasus as planned with the 17th and 1st Panzer Armies.
Army Group South (B), including Friedrich Paulus's 6th Army and Hermann Hoth's 4th Panzer Army, was to move east towards the river Volga and the city of Stalingrad.
The head of the 4th Air Fleet (Luftflötte 4), Wolfram von Richthofen, tried in vain to overturn this decision without success.
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 Ahoy - Mac's Web Log-Ewald von Kleist ( 1881- 1954 )-
Kleist was not amongst Hitler's favourite Army Officers, he was no " yes" man.
Kleist made a mistake, he took the 10th.
of June in 1941, Kleist and his tanks were on the move again, as they crossed the Russian border, but it would prove much more difficult than the weak resistance offered by the French, Kleist's 600 tanks faced four times that number of Russian tanks.
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 Clinton Goveas :: Wikipedia Reference
Combat effectiveness of early war T-34s can best be evaluated in terms of 'hard' factors—armour, firepower, and mobility—and 'soft' factors: ergonomic features such as ease of use, vision devices, crew task layout and so forth.
The other side of the hill: Germany's generals, their rise and fall, with their own account of military events, 1939-1945, London: Cassell.
Von Mellenthin, Major General F. Panzer Battles: A Study of the Employment of Armor in the Second World War, First Ballantine Books Edition, 1971.
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 Kleist at AllExperts
*Ewald von Kleist-Schmenzin (1890-1945), conspirator to assassinate Adolf Hitler
*Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist-Schmenzin (born 1922), conspirator to assassinate Adolf Hitler
*Panzer Group Kleist and Army Group von Kleist, parts of the German First Panzer Army
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 Prussian provinces
1946) 1933 Friedrich Carl Ludwig von Velsen (b.
Oberpräsident 1816 - 27 Jun 1822 Karl Heinrich Ludwig Freiherr von Ingersleben (b.
Oberpräsidenten 1 Aug 1816 - 2 Dec 1844 Ludwig Friedrich Wilhelm Philipp (from 1837, Freiherr von) Vincke (b.
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 Signature House, the Premier Auction House for Fine Autographs and Collectibles
On August 6, 1945 pilot Paul Tibbets and the crew of the B-29 Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb over the city of Hiroshima, Japan, the first wartime use of an atomic weapon in history.
Paul and B/Gen Jim Davies came to me & said Tom you have just dropped the first Atomic Bomb and you can talk now the president has announced it.
As Colonel General of the Panzer Army, Supreme Command, von Kleist confers the award of Iron Cross 2nd Class on four soldiers.
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 Kleist - infos.aus-germanien.de   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Ewald Christian von Kleist (1715-1759), preußischer Offizier und Dichter
Friedrich Emil Ferdinand Heinrich von Kleist (1762-1823), preußischer General
Heinrich von Kleist (1777-1811), deutscher Dichter (und Journalist)
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 Amazon.com: "Gunther von Kluge": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
At the top, Hitler named General Field Marshal Gunther von Kluge-a tough, veteran army commander who'd served on the Eastern Front-to succeed von Rundstedt as head of Oberbefehlshaber West.
Stricken by stomach illness, von Bock relinquished command to Field Marshal Gunther von Kluge (q.v.) on 18 December 1941.
The chief operations officer for Army Group Center in Russia under Field Marshal Gunther von Kluge was Colonel Henning von Tresckow, whose early support for Hitler had long since soured.
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 Amazon.com: "Werner von Fritsch": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
in particular on Colonel General Werner von Fritsch, Commander in Chief; Colonel General Ludwig Beck, + Chief of the General Staff; and General Georg Thomas, Chief of the...
Fritsch was indeed a strong personality who would have asserted himself, we hoped, against Hitler and...
Under Blomberg, Gring headed the Luftwaffe, Raeder the navy, and Werner von Fritsch the army.
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 Caskets On Parade - Book of the Dead: "Vo" - "Vt"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
nephew of Giovanni Agnelli; ex-husband of Diane von Fürstenberg
Josef Erich von Stroheim II son of movie director; worked on The Amazing Colossal Man (1957) and So Fine (1981)
second wife of Georg; survived by son Johannes, daughters Eleanore Campbell and Rosmarie Trapp, stepsons Rupert and Werner von Trapp and stepdaughters Maria F. Trapp, Agathe and Johanna von Trapp
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 This Day in History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Esther Morris, suffragist and the first U. woman judge (1814)
Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist, German field marshal (1881)
Paul Dirac, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (1902)
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