Helmuth Weidling

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Helmuth Otto Ludwig Weidling

Birthplace: Halberstadt, SA, Germany
Death: November 17, 1955 (64)
Vladimir, Gorod Vladimir, Vladimir Oblast, Russia (Russian Federation)
Managed by: Alex Bickle
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About Helmuth Weidling


Helmuth Otto Ludwig Weidling (2 November 1891 – 17 November 1955) was a German general during the Second World War. He was the last commander of the Berlin Defence Area during the Battle of Berlin, led the defence of the city against Soviet forces and finally surrendered just before the end of World War II in Europe.

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November 2, 1891
Halberstadt, SA, Germany
November 17, 1955
Age 64
Vladimir, Gorod Vladimir, Vladimir Oblast, Russia (Russian Federation)