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  2. Mackensen, August von | International Encyclopedia of the ...

    Mackensen, August Anton Ludwig von. German soldier and general field marshal of the German army. Born 06 December 1849 in Haus Leipnitz, Kingdom of Prussia. Died 08 November 1945 in Burghorn near Celle, British zone of occupation. August von Mackensen was one of the most famous and successful German commanders during the First World War.

  3. Anton Ludwig August von Mackensen (6 December 1849 – 8 November 1945), born August Mackensen, was a German soldier and field marshal. [3] He commanded with success during the First World War and became one of the German Empire 's most prominent military leaders. After the Armistice, Mackensen was interned for a year.

  4. August von Mackensen – Wikipedia

    August von Mackensen. Anton Ludwig Friedrich August Mackensen, ab 1899 von Mackensen (* 6. Dezember 1849 in Leipnitz; † 8. November 1945 in Burghorn ), war ein preußischer Generalfeldmarschall. Aus bürgerlichen Verhältnissen stammend, stieg er als Offizier bis zum Adjutanten des Kaisers Wilhelm II. auf und wurde von diesem 1899 geadelt.

  5. 23 November 1914 – Mackensen’s Hat. The Battle of Łódź is a very near thing today as General August von Mackensen withdraws his right flank just in time to avoid being surrounded and completely destroyed by one Russian army in his own attempt to surround and destroy a second Russian army. The heaviest fighting over the last three days ...

  6. Collections Online | British Museum

    primary name:Mackensen, Anton Ludwig August Details individual; military/naval; German; Male Life dates 1849-1945 Biography General Field Marschall in the German army during World War I. 7 related objects medal Museum number 1919,0817.93

  7. Hans Georg von Mackensen - Wikipedia

    August von Mackensen (1849–1945) Dorothea von Horn (1854–1905) Hans Georg von Mackensen (26 January 1883 – 28 September 1947) was a German diplomat who served at different stages as "State Secretary" at the Foreign Ministry, German ambassador in Rome and a SS senior Group Leader ( "Gruppenführer" ) .

  8. Battle of Bucharest - Wikipedia

    There, the Bulgarian and German armies led by General August von Mackensen reported a glorious victory. The outcome of the two battles was Bucharest being occupied on 19 December by the Central Powers and the Romanian and Russian forces' retreat to Moldavia, all the way to the Siret. Background [ edit]

  9. How and when did von Mackensen die? - Axis History Forum

    Hello! Generalfeldmarschall August von Mackensen died 8th november 1945 in Burghorn (near Celle, Niedersachsen in the north of Germany), while escaping from the Red Army. His grave is on the Stadtfriedhof (municipal cemetery) in Celle. April 13th, 1945 british soldiers conquered Burghorn, where v. Mackensen lived at this time.

  10. How do countries like Serbia and Romania view August von ...

    Answer (1 of 8): Marie of Romania - Wikipedia Starting the war alongside the Entente, Romania played the riskiest game in its history. From a strategic point of view, it was madness.

  11. Vistula–Bug offensive - Wikipedia–Bug_offensive

    On August 13, the Central Powers discovered the withdrawal of Russian troops early in the morning and began a pursuit. On August 14-20, the retreat of the Russian army continued. As a result of the German armies of Prince Leopold of Bavaria and A. von Mackensen reaching the Bug River, Brest-Litovsk was in a semi-encirclement.

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