Erich von Manstein attained the rank of Field Marshal during World War 2 where in his successful leadership, German armed forces achieved victory in the battles of Sevastopol, Kerch, Perekop Isthmus and Kharkov in the Soviet Union. Post-war he was a military adviser to the West German government. by twila
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twila Erich von Manstein attained the rank of Field Marshal during World War 2 where in his successful leadership, German armed forces achieved victory in the battles of Sevastopol, Kerch, Perekop Isthmus and Kharkov in the Soviet Union. Post-war he was a military adviser to the West German government.
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General Lew Wallace April, B1827,  DFeb.1905, American soldier, lawyer, diplomat, and author of the historical novel Ben-Hur.  In the American Civil War he served with the Union forces and attained the rank of major general of volunteers.  He was a member of the court that tried the persons charged with assassinating President Abraham Lincoln.  He wrote three novels, Bn-Hur being the most known one. by terry
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terry General Lew Wallace April, B1827, DFeb.1905, American soldier, lawyer, diplomat, and author of the historical novel Ben-Hur. In the American Civil War he served with the Union forces and attained the rank of major general of volunteers. He was a member of the court that tried the persons charged with assassinating President Abraham Lincoln. He wrote three novels, Bn-Hur being the most known one.
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Wilhelm Hosenfeld (2 May 1895 – 13 August 1952), was a German Army officer who rose to the rank of Hauptmann by the end of the war. He helped to hide or rescue several Poles, including Jews, in Nazi-occupied Poland, and is perhaps most remembered for helping Polish-Jewish pianist and composer Władysław Szpilman to survive, hidden, in the ruins of Warsaw during the last months of 1944. He died in Soviet captivity on 13 August 1952, from injury possibly sustained during torture. by twila
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twila Wilhelm Hosenfeld (2 May 1895 – 13 August 1952), was a German Army officer who rose to the rank of Hauptmann by the end of the war. He helped to hide or rescue several Poles, including Jews, in Nazi-occupied Poland, and is perhaps most remembered for helping Polish-Jewish pianist and composer Władysław Szpilman to survive, hidden, in the ruins of Warsaw during the last months of 1944. He died in Soviet captivity on 13 August 1952, from injury possibly sustained during torture.
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This is General ‘Black Jack’ Pershing. As the supreme general of the American Expeditionary Forces during the Great War, he commanded a force of two million men strong.    A West Point instructor, Pershing is considered to have been the mentor of some of America’s greatest generals—Patton, Bradley, Eisenhower, and Marshall. During his service he held the highest position in the US Armed forces—General of the Armies—in the history of the United by tracy sam
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tracy sam This is General ‘Black Jack’ Pershing. As the supreme general of the American Expeditionary Forces during the Great War, he commanded a force of two million men strong. A West Point instructor, Pershing is considered to have been the mentor of some of America’s greatest generals—Patton, Bradley, Eisenhower, and Marshall. During his service he held the highest position in the US Armed forces—General of the Armies—in the history of the United
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War Dogs, The Forgotten Heroes.  Approximately 4,000 War Dogs served our Armed Forces during The Vietnam War. by brookeO
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brookeO War Dogs, The Forgotten Heroes. Approximately 4,000 War Dogs served our Armed Forces during The Vietnam War.
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Walther Kurt Josef Nehring, born on 15-08-1892 in Stretzin, East Prussia, was a German General of World War II, known for his involvement with the Afrika Korps. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves and Swords was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Nehring was the descendant by bette
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bette Walther Kurt Josef Nehring, born on 15-08-1892 in Stretzin, East Prussia, was a German General of World War II, known for his involvement with the Afrika Korps. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves and Swords was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Nehring was the descendant
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The 1960 U-2 incident occurred during the Cold War on 1 May 1960, during the presidency of Dwight Eisenhower and during the leadership of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, when a United States U-2 spy plane was shot down over the airspace of the Soviet Union. by frankie
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frankie The 1960 U-2 incident occurred during the Cold War on 1 May 1960, during the presidency of Dwight Eisenhower and during the leadership of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, when a United States U-2 spy plane was shot down over the airspace of the Soviet Union.
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Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Soviet sniper during WWII.  A student at the time, Pavlichenko was among the first to volunteer for the armed forced when the Soviet Union was invaded and declined the opportunity to serve as a nurse instead of a soldier so as to put her badass shooting talents to good use.  She went on to record 309 kills, making her the most successful female sniper in history.  After she was wounded in battle, Pavlichenko traveled to the by Divonsir Borges
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Divonsir Borges Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Soviet sniper during WWII. A student at the time, Pavlichenko was among the first to volunteer for the armed forced when the Soviet Union was invaded and declined the opportunity to serve as a nurse instead of a soldier so as to put her badass shooting talents to good use. She went on to record 309 kills, making her the most successful female sniper in history. After she was wounded in battle, Pavlichenko traveled to the
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William Tecumseh Sherman, February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author. He served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861–65), for which he received recognition for his outstanding command of military strategy as well as criticism for the harshness of the "scorched earth" policies that he implemented in conducting total war against the Confederate States. by marilyn
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marilyn William Tecumseh Sherman, February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author. He served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861–65), for which he received recognition for his outstanding command of military strategy as well as criticism for the harshness of the "scorched earth" policies that he implemented in conducting total war against the Confederate States.
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Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Soviet sniper during WWII.  A student at the time, Pavlichenko was among the first to volunteer for the armed forced when the Soviet Union was invaded and declined the opportunity to serve as a nurse instead of a soldier so as to put her badass shooting talents to good use.  She went on to record 309 kills, making her the most successful female sniper in history.  After she was wounded in battle, Pavlichenko traveled to the United States. by catherine
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catherine Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Soviet sniper during WWII. A student at the time, Pavlichenko was among the first to volunteer for the armed forced when the Soviet Union was invaded and declined the opportunity to serve as a nurse instead of a soldier so as to put her badass shooting talents to good use. She went on to record 309 kills, making her the most successful female sniper in history. After she was wounded in battle, Pavlichenko traveled to the United States.
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Soviet soldiers battle Hungarian and German forces during the Siege of Budapest. The siege began when Budapest was first encircled on 29 December 1944 by the Soviet Army and the Romanian Army (Romania had switched allegiances following a coup d’état, which deposed the pro-Axis Antonescu regime in August 1944). The siege ended when the city unconditionally surrendered on 13 February 1945. February 1945. Image taken by famed Russian war by anne
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anne Soviet soldiers battle Hungarian and German forces during the Siege of Budapest. The siege began when Budapest was first encircled on 29 December 1944 by the Soviet Army and the Romanian Army (Romania had switched allegiances following a coup d’état, which deposed the pro-Axis Antonescu regime in August 1944). The siege ended when the city unconditionally surrendered on 13 February 1945. February 1945. Image taken by famed Russian war
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Erich Hoepner (14 September 1886 – 8 August 1944) was a German general in World War II. A successful panzer leader, Hoepner was executed after the failed 20 July Plot in 1944. by reba
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reba Erich Hoepner (14 September 1886 – 8 August 1944) was a German general in World War II. A successful panzer leader, Hoepner was executed after the failed 20 July Plot in 1944.
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In the closing days of World War I, fourteen Choctaw Indian men in the Army’s Thirty-Sixth Division, trained to use their language, helped the American Expeditionary Force win several key battles in the Meuse-Argonne Campaign in France, the final big German push of the war. With at least one Choctaw man placed in each field company headquarters, they handled military communications by field telephone, translated radio messages into the Choctaw language, and wrote field orders to be carried ... by velma
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velma In the closing days of World War I, fourteen Choctaw Indian men in the Army’s Thirty-Sixth Division, trained to use their language, helped the American Expeditionary Force win several key battles in the Meuse-Argonne Campaign in France, the final big German push of the war. With at least one Choctaw man placed in each field company headquarters, they handled military communications by field telephone, translated radio messages into the Choctaw language, and wrote field orders to be carried ...
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Gas, mud and horror: How German and Allied forces fought during the First World War by marcy
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marcy Gas, mud and horror: How German and Allied forces fought during the First World War
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The Soviet Union issued an ultimatum to Lithuania before midnight of June 14, 1940. The Soviets, using a formal pretext, demanded to allow an unspecified number of Soviet soldiers to enter the Lithuanian territory and to form a new pro-Soviet government (later known as the "People's Government"). The ultimatum and subsequent incorporation of Lithuania into the Soviet Union stemmed from the division of Eastern Europe into the German and Russian spheres of influence in the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact by aurora
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aurora The Soviet Union issued an ultimatum to Lithuania before midnight of June 14, 1940. The Soviets, using a formal pretext, demanded to allow an unspecified number of Soviet soldiers to enter the Lithuanian territory and to form a new pro-Soviet government (later known as the "People's Government"). The ultimatum and subsequent incorporation of Lithuania into the Soviet Union stemmed from the division of Eastern Europe into the German and Russian spheres of influence in the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact
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Gas, mud and horror: How German and Allied forces fought during the First World War by marcy
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marcy Gas, mud and horror: How German and Allied forces fought during the First World War
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General of the Army Douglas MacArthur (26 January 1880 – 5 April 1964) was an American general and field marshal of the Philippine Army. He was a Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the 1930s and played a prominent role in the Pacific theater during World War II. by mona
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mona General of the Army Douglas MacArthur (26 January 1880 – 5 April 1964) was an American general and field marshal of the Philippine Army. He was a Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the 1930s and played a prominent role in the Pacific theater during World War II.
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Retired 4 Star General Colin Luther Powell was the 65th U S Secretary of State, serving under Pres. George W. Bush (2001 -2005). He was the first African American to serve in that position. During his military career, Powell also served as National Security Advisor (1987–1989), Commander of the U.S. Army Forces 1989) & Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1989–1993), holding the latter position during the Gulf War. He was the first & ONLY African American to serve on the Joint Chiefs of St... by tracy sam
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tracy sam Retired 4 Star General Colin Luther Powell was the 65th U S Secretary of State, serving under Pres. George W. Bush (2001 -2005). He was the first African American to serve in that position. During his military career, Powell also served as National Security Advisor (1987–1989), Commander of the U.S. Army Forces 1989) & Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1989–1993), holding the latter position during the Gulf War. He was the first & ONLY African American to serve on the Joint Chiefs of St...
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Bob Hope, (born Leslie Townes Hope in London, England)  (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003)   Bob Hope was a legendary comedian and actor who appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, and in radio, television and movies. He was also noted for his work with the US Armed Forces and his  199 known USO shows entertaining American military personnel. by tami
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tami Bob Hope, (born Leslie Townes Hope in London, England) (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003) Bob Hope was a legendary comedian and actor who appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, and in radio, television and movies. He was also noted for his work with the US Armed Forces and his 199 known USO shows entertaining American military personnel.
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TWILIGHT: Born in 1843 in Texas, JASPER Whitlock joined the Confederate forces in the Civil War. This photo from 1862 was taken shortly after he enlisted. Jasper rose to the rank of Major in the war. He was changed to a vampire in 1863 and after meeting the Cullen family in 1950 he took the name Hale. by terry
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terry TWILIGHT: Born in 1843 in Texas, JASPER Whitlock joined the Confederate forces in the Civil War. This photo from 1862 was taken shortly after he enlisted. Jasper rose to the rank of Major in the war. He was changed to a vampire in 1863 and after meeting the Cullen family in 1950 he took the name Hale.
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The Iron Cross 2nd Class for this young grenadier from the 12th SS-Hitlerjugend. He is wearing an Italian pattern camouflage cap and distinctive camouflaged smock of the SS. Unlike Allied forces which typically awarded Bronze stars for NCOs and Silver Stars for officers the German award system was fair and recognized bravery despite rank based on the principle of Gemeinsamschaft, or shared experience. The German military also believed in promoting officers from within the enlisted ranks . by maryellen
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maryellen The Iron Cross 2nd Class for this young grenadier from the 12th SS-Hitlerjugend. He is wearing an Italian pattern camouflage cap and distinctive camouflaged smock of the SS. Unlike Allied forces which typically awarded Bronze stars for NCOs and Silver Stars for officers the German award system was fair and recognized bravery despite rank based on the principle of Gemeinsamschaft, or shared experience. The German military also believed in promoting officers from within the enlisted ranks .
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The DFS 346 was a high-speed, rocket powered research aircraft. The prototype, unfinished at the time of the German surrender, was apparently rebuilt and underwent successful test flights in the Soviet Union a few years later by catherine
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catherine The DFS 346 was a high-speed, rocket powered research aircraft. The prototype, unfinished at the time of the German surrender, was apparently rebuilt and underwent successful test flights in the Soviet Union a few years later
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Belsen Camp, by Leslie Cole; Belsen Camp: The Compound for Women, 1945, by Leslie Cole. During the Second World War, Leslie Cole became a war artist with the honorary rank of a captain in the Royal Marines. He recorded the aftermath of war in Malta, Greece, Germany and the Far East. This is one of two oil paintings he produced showing horrific scenes at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp after its liberation in April 1945. On arrival at the camp, British forces found 10,000 unburied d by victoria
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victoria Belsen Camp, by Leslie Cole; Belsen Camp: The Compound for Women, 1945, by Leslie Cole. During the Second World War, Leslie Cole became a war artist with the honorary rank of a captain in the Royal Marines. He recorded the aftermath of war in Malta, Greece, Germany and the Far East. This is one of two oil paintings he produced showing horrific scenes at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp after its liberation in April 1945. On arrival at the camp, British forces found 10,000 unburied d
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Gottfried Freiherr (Baron) von Banfield (6 February 1890 – 23 September 1986) was the most successful Austro-Hungarian naval aeroplane pilot in the First World War. He won his first air-battles in a Lohner biplane seaplane against the Italians and their French allies in the gulf of Trieste in the month of June 1915, downing a balloon on the 27th. Even coming up against his old teacher Jean-Louis Conneau (better known as André Beaumont) in September 1915. by juanita
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juanita Gottfried Freiherr (Baron) von Banfield (6 February 1890 – 23 September 1986) was the most successful Austro-Hungarian naval aeroplane pilot in the First World War. He won his first air-battles in a Lohner biplane seaplane against the Italians and their French allies in the gulf of Trieste in the month of June 1915, downing a balloon on the 27th. Even coming up against his old teacher Jean-Louis Conneau (better known as André Beaumont) in September 1915.
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The Tuskegee Airmen were the 1st African-American military aviators in the United States armed forces. During World War II, African Americans in many U.S. states were still subject to the Jim Crow laws.[N 1] The American military was racially segregated, as was much of the federal government. The Tuskegee Airmen were subjected to racial discrimination, both within and outside the army. Despite these adversities, they trained and flew with distinction. by keisha
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keisha The Tuskegee Airmen were the 1st African-American military aviators in the United States armed forces. During World War II, African Americans in many U.S. states were still subject to the Jim Crow laws.[N 1] The American military was racially segregated, as was much of the federal government. The Tuskegee Airmen were subjected to racial discrimination, both within and outside the army. Despite these adversities, they trained and flew with distinction.
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Abraham Marcus Klingberg born in Warsaw, Poland in 1918 is the highest ranking Soviet spy ever caught in Israel. The case of Klingberg is regarded one of the most destructive spy scandals in the history of the State of Israel.       At the beginning of World War II, fearing the Nazis, Klingberg escaped from Poland to the USSR. There, he finished his medical studies . On the first day of the German invasion to USSR (22.6.1941) he volunteered for by colette
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colette Abraham Marcus Klingberg born in Warsaw, Poland in 1918 is the highest ranking Soviet spy ever caught in Israel. The case of Klingberg is regarded one of the most destructive spy scandals in the history of the State of Israel. At the beginning of World War II, fearing the Nazis, Klingberg escaped from Poland to the USSR. There, he finished his medical studies . On the first day of the German invasion to USSR (22.6.1941) he volunteered for
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There is a statue on Winnipeg’s Memorial Boulevard that pays tribute to the women who served in Canada’s Armed Forces during WWI and II. During WWI nearly 3000 Canadian women were military nurses and during WWII some 45,000 women were clerks, cooks, heavy equipment drivers, telephone operators, parachute riggers and mechanics in Canada’s armed forces.There are 3 figures in the statue and they represent each branch of the armed forces, the army, the navy and the airforce ~ by elisabeth
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elisabeth There is a statue on Winnipeg’s Memorial Boulevard that pays tribute to the women who served in Canada’s Armed Forces during WWI and II. During WWI nearly 3000 Canadian women were military nurses and during WWII some 45,000 women were clerks, cooks, heavy equipment drivers, telephone operators, parachute riggers and mechanics in Canada’s armed forces.There are 3 figures in the statue and they represent each branch of the armed forces, the army, the navy and the airforce ~
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This is Sergeant Alvin C. York. Born in 1887, York was a Pacifist who became one of the most decorated American soldiers to fight in World War I. He was only a Corporal when he led an attack on a German machine gun nest where he and his men took out 32 machine guns during the Argonne Offensive in October 1918. by noreen
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noreen This is Sergeant Alvin C. York. Born in 1887, York was a Pacifist who became one of the most decorated American soldiers to fight in World War I. He was only a Corporal when he led an attack on a German machine gun nest where he and his men took out 32 machine guns during the Argonne Offensive in October 1918.
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Rudolf Walter Richard Hess, (26 April 1894 – 17 August 1987), was a prominent Nazi politician who was Adolf Hitler's deputy in the Nazi Party during the 1930s and early 1940s. On the eve of war with the Soviet Union, he flew solo to Scotland in an attempt to negotiate peace with the United Kingdom, where he was arrested and became a prisoner of war. Hess was tried at Nuremberg and sentenced to life imprisonment, which he served at Spandau Prison, Berlin, where he died in 1987. by tisha
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tisha Rudolf Walter Richard Hess, (26 April 1894 – 17 August 1987), was a prominent Nazi politician who was Adolf Hitler's deputy in the Nazi Party during the 1930s and early 1940s. On the eve of war with the Soviet Union, he flew solo to Scotland in an attempt to negotiate peace with the United Kingdom, where he was arrested and became a prisoner of war. Hess was tried at Nuremberg and sentenced to life imprisonment, which he served at Spandau Prison, Berlin, where he died in 1987.
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Rudolf Walter Richard Hess, (26 April 1894 – 17 August 1987), was a prominent Nazi politician who was Adolf Hitler's deputy in the Nazi Party during the 1930s and early 1940s. On the eve of war with the Soviet Union, he flew solo to Scotland in an attempt to negotiate peace with the United Kingdom, where he was arrested and became a prisoner of war. Hess was tried at Nuremberg and sentenced to life imprisonment, which he served at Spandau Prison, Berlin, where he died in 1987. by tisha
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tisha Rudolf Walter Richard Hess, (26 April 1894 – 17 August 1987), was a prominent Nazi politician who was Adolf Hitler's deputy in the Nazi Party during the 1930s and early 1940s. On the eve of war with the Soviet Union, he flew solo to Scotland in an attempt to negotiate peace with the United Kingdom, where he was arrested and became a prisoner of war. Hess was tried at Nuremberg and sentenced to life imprisonment, which he served at Spandau Prison, Berlin, where he died in 1987.
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A German pilot bails out from his flaming plane during the World War I by lou
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lou A German pilot bails out from his flaming plane during the World War I
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