Otto Moritz Walter Model (1891 - 1945)

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Nicknames: "Terrorflieger", "Meister der Defensive", "Feuerwehr des Führers"
Birthplace: Genthin, Germany
Death: Died in Germany
Occupation: Generalfeldmarschall
Managed by: Olav Linno Poëll
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About Otto Moritz Walter Model

Model, Otto Moritz Walter

Wikipedia: en de ru fr es zh

  • * 1891-01-24
  • oo 1921-05-12
  • † 1945-04-21

Was a German general and later field marshal during World War II. He is noted for his defensive battles in the latter half of the war, mostly on the Eastern Front but also in the west. W.M. was known for his expressive character and has also been dramatized on the big screen by Walter Kohut, in the movie "A Bridge Too Far" (1977) — on IMDb and Wikipedia.

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References

  • Kruse, Günter. ”Die Familie des fränkischen Dichters und Sprachwissenschaftlers Friedrich Rückert und Ahnengemeinschaften mit Lenin.” [The family of the Franconian poet and linguist Friedrich Rückert and the ancestral ties with Lenin.] [in German] Archiv für Familiengeschichtsforschung no. 4 (2006), quoted in Renner, Manfred. ”Lenins Parchimer Vorfahren.” Ahnenforschung.net (2008). (accessed January 14, 2011).
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Generalfeldmarschall Walter Model's Timeline

1891
January 24, 1891
Genthin, Germany
1921
May 12, 1921
Age 30
Germany
1923
September 22, 1923
Age 32
Münster, Germany
1927
March 1, 1927
Age 36
Görlitz, Germany
1929
February 16, 1929
Age 38
Berlin, Germany
1945
April 21, 1945
Age 54
Germany
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Germany