Wilhelm von List


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Original Name Siegmund
Ulm, Stadtkreis Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death 17 Aug 1971 (aged 91)
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Landkreis Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
Burial Grosshadern, Stadtkreis München, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
Memorial ID 13755529 View Source

German Field Marshal, He entered the Army in 1898 and served as a staff officer in the First World War. During 1939 he was commanding the German 14th Army in Poland. From 1939 to 1941 he was commanding the German 12th Army in France and Greece. During 1941 he was Commander-in-Chief South-East. In 1942 he was the Commander-in-Chief of the German Army Group A on the Eastern Front with Russia.List was captured by the allies after the war and was charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Hostages Trial at Nuremberg. He was sentenced to life imprisonment in February 1948. In December 1952 List was released from prison because of ill health. He died on August 17, 1971.

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  • Originally Created by: Mark S
  • Added: 27 Mar 2006
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