Portrait of Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery on his appointment as Colonel Commandant of the Parachute Regiment, 1944.

WWII 1944 Portrait of Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery on his appointment as Colonel Commandant of the Parachute Regiment.

Field Marshal von Witzleben in 1940 or '41. Job Wilhelm Georg Erdmann Erwin von Witzleben (4 Dec 1881 – 8 Aug 1944) was a German officer, by 1940 in the rank of a Field Marshal (Generalfeldmarschall), and army commander in World War II. A leading conspirator in the 20 July plot, he was designated to become Commander-in-Chief of the Wehrmacht armed forces in a post-Nazi regime.

✠ Erwin von Witzleben December 1881 – 8 August hanged for the 20 July 1944 plot.

Field Marshal Erwin Rommel

Field Marshal Erwin Rommel

General Friedrich Paulus (23 Septiembre 1890 – 1 Febrero 1957)

Field Marshal Friedrich Wilhelm Ernst Paulus led the Army at Stalingrad. He surrendered to the Russians and conducted propaganda on their behalf. After the war he lived in comfort in East Germany and died in

Field Marshal Erwin Rommel by KraljAleksandar.deviantart.com on @deviantART

✠ Erwin Rommel November 1891 – 14 October linked to the conspiracy to assassinate he was forced commit suicide with a cyanide pill,

14 Oct 44: Field Marshall Erwin Rommel is forced to commit suicide after he is loosely implicated in the 20th July Bomb Plot against Hitler. That, and Rommel's "defeatist" attitude of late, was enough to warrant Hitler's wrath. The problem for Hitler was how to eliminate Germany's most popular general without revealing to the German people that he had ordered his death. His simple solution: Rommel had succumbed to wounds received in battle. More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?d=1014&s=441014…

14 Oct 44 : Field Marshall Erwin Rommel is forced to commit suicide after he is…

Sir Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. During the Peninsular War in Spain and Portugal the Duke of Wellington depended on maritime supply. The French fleet in the Basque Roads operated against the British supply ships. This Day in History: Apr 11, 1809: Battle of the Basque Roads between France and the United Kingdom starts http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

Rare skeleton of unknown 'British' soldier found Waterloo Battlefield

On this day in September 1852 Field Marshall Sir Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington dies. He was twice British Prime Minister under the Tory party. and served briefly in He remained Commander-in-Chief of the British Army until his death.

Erhard Milch (30 March 1892 – 25 January 1972) was a German Field Marshal who oversaw the development of the Luftwaffe as part of the re-armament of Germany following World War I, and served as founding Director of Deutsche Luft Hansa. Erhard Milch was one of the few high ranking Mischling (mixed Germans) in the Wehrmacht.

Jewish Soldiers in Hitler's Nazi Army, half-Jew Field Marshall Erhard Milch

Bernard Montgomery. Fought both world wars, born of Anglican Priest in England, cute when riding a tank, born November 17th, 1887, and died March 24th, 1976, at the age of 88. Oh... Huh... Just thinking about him and Helen Goff's times... It's interesting how history can run into history, even though those two historic things don't have anything to do with each other.

Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, Viscount Montgomery of Alamein - World War II

Austrian Field-Marshal General General's Pelisse of Tsar Alexander I  Circa 1817.  Wool, gold thread, sable fur, at the Tsarskoe Selo Museum-Preserve.  Members of the Imperial Family were often made honorary patrons of foreign regiments.

Austrian Field-Marshal General General's Pelisse of Alexander I Circa 1817 Wool, gold thread, sable fur Tsarskoe Selo Museum-Preserve

Field marshal erwin rommel "be an example to"quote 8 1/2 x 11 novelty photo (a)

Field marshal erwin rommel "be an example to"quote 8 1/2 x 11 novelty photo (a)

1942 1st Battle of El Alamein - Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, with his aides during the desert campaign.

HU Field Marshal Erwin Rommel Commander of the German forces in North Africa with his aides during the desert campaign.

. Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, commander of the German Afrika Korps, seated in the cockpit of an airplane, preparing for take-off. Photographed October 1942. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, commander of the German Afrika Korps, seated in the cockpit of an airplane, preparing for take-off. Photographed October Pin by old Paolo Poop Stain Marzioli

“ Color by me: German World War II Field Marshal Erwin Rommel ”

Field Marshal Erwin Rommel was one of German's most popular generals during World War II, and gained his enemies' respect with his victories as commander of the Afrika Korps. Implicated in a plot to overthrow Hitler, Rommel took his life in

Erwin "The Desert Fox" Rommel (1891 - 1944) German field marshal and one of the most respected military leaders in World War II. Also known as "The Desert Fox".

Erwin "The Desert Fox" Rommel - German Field Marshal. Also known to the Allied Forces as 'The Desert Fox' for his brilliant desert battle tactics.

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