Friedrich Fromm.

Friedrich Fromm.

Birth
Berlin-Mitte, Mitte, Berlin, Germany
Death 12 Mar 1945 (aged 56)
Germany
Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
Memorial ID 82037890 · View Source
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Friedrich Fromm was a Generaloberst,The Commander in Chief of the Reserve Army and responsible directly to Adolf Hitler.
Fromm was fully aware of the plot to kill Hitler,but chose to remain silent.When the plot had failed the conspirators had returned to Fromm's offices,he had them arrested and shot immediately. Against the direct orders of Hitler,who wanted the plotters taken alive.This action did not save Fromm,it confirmed to Hitler's Gestapo Fromm's involvement in the plot.Fromm was executed at Brandenburg-Gorden Prison by firing squad.
All the home's of the plotters were searched by the Gestapo,they all had lists of names and diaries and some of these lists included Friedrich Fromm.
Fromm had been awarded the Knight's Cross of The Iron Cross.He was stripped of his military rank and awards prior to execution.
BOOKS:
Friedrich Fromm. By Bernhard R Kroener.


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  • Created by: Paul Monaghan
  • Added: 16 Dec 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 82037890
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Friedrich Fromm. (8 Oct 1888–12 Mar 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 82037890, ; Maintained by Paul Monaghan (contributor 47155457) Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.