Field marshal model. This is recognized by both german and foreign military historians. He won the last battle in arnheimnetherlands in 1944. Otto moritz walter model january 24 1891 april 21 1945 was a german general and later field marshal during world war iihe is noted for his defensive battles in the latter half of the war mostly on the eastern front but also in the west and for his close association with adolf hitler and nazism.
This is a military biography theres very little on his early life or his personal life in this book. Otto moritz walter model german pronunciation. In march 1944 model was made a field marshal.
Walther model german field marshal during world war ii. Discover more about him. Field marshalls were in production from 1945 to 1957.
But model was also one of the most brutal german generals. He was highly decorated with the knights cross of the iron cross with oak leaves swords and diamonds the second highest german war decoration which was only given 27 times. 24 january 1891 21 april 1945 was a german field marshal during world war ii.
Author steven newtons book hitlers commander. However the first single cylinder marshall came into production in 1930. Seeing the depleted state of army group centre model focused on rebuilding morale and maintaining supply routes.
Model was at the eastern front and was very successful. Field marshall is a brand of farm tractor which was manufactured by marshall sons co. Field marshal walther model hitlers favorite general brings to light the career of one of wwiis best defensive commanders.
Field marshall walter model. Initially given command of one army group on the russian front he was soon put in charge of a second. Of gainsborough lincolnshire in the united kingdom.
Field marshal walter model was a noted german commander during world war ii and a veteran of world war i. Model entered the german army in 1909 held various regimental and staff posts during world war i and transferred to germanys postwar armed forces the reichswehr in 1919.
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