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Otto Moritz Walter* Model

Also Known As: "Terrorflieger", "Meister der Defensive", "Feuerwehr des Führers"
Birthplace: Genthin, SA, Germany
Death: April 21, 1945 (54)
near Duisburg, Ruhr, Germany (suicide )
Place of Burial: Germany
Immediate Family:

Son of Ludwig Moritz Model and Amalie Model
Husband of Herta Huyssen
Father of Hella Model; Hansgeorg Model and Christa Model
Brother of Otto Model and Anna Kschischo

Occupation: Generalfeldmarschall, General Feldmarschall
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.


  • 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.” (2008). (accessed January 14, 2011).

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Otto Moritz Walter* Model's Timeline

January 24, 1891
Genthin, SA, Germany
September 22, 1923
Münster, Germany
March 1, 1927
Görlitz, Germany
February 16, 1929
Berlin, Germany
April 21, 1945
Age 54
near Duisburg, Ruhr, Germany
Row 22-grave 1074, Hürtgenwald-Vossenack, Germany