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  1. Klaus Kinski

    Klaus Kinski

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    German actor

  2. Hardy Krüger

    Hardy Krüger

    5,871 views
    German actor

  3. Pope Benedict XVI

    Pope Benedict XVI

    1,598 views
    265th pope

  4. Adolf Galland

    Adolf Galland

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    German World War II fighter pilot

  5. Josef Blösche

    Josef Blösche

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    Josef Blösche (12 February 1912 – 29 July 1969) was a member of the National Socialist German Workers Party (Nazi Party) in Germany, and served in the SS and SD during World War II as a Rottenführer (Section Leader). Blösche became known to the world as a symbol of the Nazi cruelty inflicted on people within the Warsaw ghetto because of a famous photograph taken during the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising which portrays a surrendering little boy in the foreground, and Blösche as the SS soldier who is facing the boy with an MP18 sub-machine gun in hand.


  6. Sven Hassel

    Sven Hassel

    637 views
    Danish-born soldier and writer

  7. Wilhelm Mohnke

    Wilhelm Mohnke

    491 views
    German general

  8. Artur Phleps

    Artur Phleps

    460 views
    German general

  9. Erich Hartmann

    Erich Hartmann

    352 views
    German World War II fighter pilot

  10. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

    Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

    223 views
    German baritone and conductor

  11. Friedrich Paulus

    Friedrich Paulus

    208 views
    German general

  12. Karl Brommann

    Karl Brommann

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    Karl Brommann (20 July 1920 – 30 June 2011) was a Untersturmführer (Storm Leader/Second Lieutenant) in the Waffen SS during World War II. He was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross for the destruction of 66 tanks along with 44 anti tank guns and 15 vehicles in the battle for Danzig. The Knight's Cross was awarded to recognize extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership by Nazi Germany during World War II.


  13. Hermann Maringgele

    Hermann Maringgele

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    Hermann Maringgele (November 29, 1911 – July 21, 2000) was a Untersturmführer (Second Lieutenant) in the Waffen-SS during World War II. He was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, which was awarded to recognize extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership by Nazi Germany during World War II. He was also one of only 631 men to be awarded the very rare Close Combat Clasp in Gold. It was awarded for 50 battles of hand-to-hand or close combat. Maringgele is recorded having served in 84 battles of close combat, more than any other member of the German Armed Forces.


  14. Alfons Hitter

    Alfons Hitter

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    German General and Knight's Cross recipient

  15. Heinz Hitler

    Heinz Hitler

    158 views

    Heinrich Hitler (nickname Heinz; 14 March 1920 – 21 February 1942) was the son of Alois Hitler, Jr. and his second wife Hedwig Heidemann and the nephew of Adolf Hitler. When World War II began, he joined the Wehrmacht and served on the Eastern Front, where he was captured and died in prison in 1942.


  16. Gotthard Heinrici

    Gotthard Heinrici

    147 views
    German general

  17. Cornelius Rost

    Cornelius Rost

    143 views

    Cornelius Rost (born 27 March 1919 in Kufstein, Austria; died 18 October 1983 in Munich, Germany) was a German World War II soldier who escaped from a Soviet Gulag camp in Siberia. The experiences he described were the basis for a book, a television series and a film.


  18. Joachim Fuchsberger

    Joachim Fuchsberger

    129 views
    German actor and television host

  19. Rudolf Hess

    Rudolf Hess

    125 views
    German Nazi leader

  20. Alfred Schneidereit

    Alfred Schneidereit

    113 views
    SS officer

  21. Gustav Lombard

    Gustav Lombard

    105 views
    German general

  22. Helmuth Weidling

    Helmuth Weidling

    100 views
    Wehrmacht general

  23. Dietrich von Saucken

    Dietrich von Saucken

    91 views
    German World War II general

  24. Hans-Dietrich von Tiesenhausen

    Hans-Dietrich von Tiesenhausen

    88 views
    German U-boat commander

  25. Franz Bäke

    Franz Bäke

    78 views
    German general

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