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  2. Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist - Wikipedia

    25 years ( Soviet Union) Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist (8 August 1881 – 13 November 1954) was a German field marshal of the Wehrmacht during World War II. Born into the Prussian noble family von Kleist, Kleist entered the Prussian Army in 1900 and commanded a cavalry squadron during World War I. Kleist joined the Reichswehr of inter-war ...

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  3. Paul Ludwig von Kleist | Facts, Biography, Battles, & Death

    Paul Ludwig von Kleist, (born Aug. 8, 1881, Braunfels an der Lahn, Ger.—died October? 1954, Vladimirovka Camp, Russian S.F.S.R.), German general during World War II. Educated in a German military school, he served as a lieutenant of hussars and a regimental commander in World War I. After the Armistice, he served in various high staff appointments before being retired in 1939. He was ...

  4. Ewald von Kleist (Generalfeldmarschall) – Wikipedia

    Ewald von Kleist (1940) Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist (* 8. August 1881 in Braunfels an der Lahn; † 13. oder 16. November 1954 im Zentralgefängnis Wladimir, Sowjetunion) war ein deutscher Kavallerie - Offizier (ab 1943 Generalfeldmarschall) und während des Zweiten Weltkrieges Oberbefehlshaber verschiedener Armeen und Heeresgruppen der Wehrmacht.

  5. Kleist family - Wikipedia

    Ruth von Kleist-Retzow (1867–1945); Countess of Zedlitz-Trützschler by birth. Alfred von Kleist (1857–1921); German lieutenant general in World War I; Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist (1881–1954); German field marshal of the Wehrmacht during World War II; Ewald von Kleist-Schmenzin (1890–1945); conspirator in the 20 July plot to ...

  6. Ewald von Kleist -

    Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist was a German Field Marshal in World War Two.He saw action in Poland, Western Europe, Yugoslavia, Greece and the USSR. Kleist was convicted of war crimes in the USSR and died in captivity in 1954.

  7. Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist - Wikiwand

    Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist was a German field marshal during World War II. Kleist was the commander of Panzer Group Kleist , the first operational formation of several Panzer corps in the Wehrmacht during the Battle of France, the Battle of Belgium, the Invasion of Yugoslavia and Operation Barbarossa, the invasion of the Soviet Union.

  8. Information about Ewald von Kleist and assessment

    Information about Ewald von Kleist and assessment. There were few, if any commanders during the second world war who were as consistently involved with motorized and manoeuvre warfare as Generalfeldmarschall Ewald von Kleist. Yet he is somewhat neglected by historiography compared to other generals. What are resources where one can learn more ...

  9. Paul Ludwig Ewald Von Kleist (1881-1954) - Find a...

    Paul Ludwig Ewald Von Kleist Famous memorial Birth 8 Aug 1881. Braunfels, Lahn-Dill-Kreis, Hessen, Germany. Death 13 Nov 1954 (aged 73) Vladimir, Vladimir Oblast, Russia.

  10. Kleist, von, Paul Ludwig Ewald -

    Ewald von Kleist was releaved from duties on 30th March 1944. He went into US Captivity in Mitterfels near Krenzkirchen. After having stayed in POW camp Tren Parc in England het was transferred to Yugoslavia to stand trial in a Belgrade Warcrimes tribunal from 25th April 1945 until 31st August 1946. He was condemned to 15 years imprisonment for ...

  11. Ewald Christian von Kleist | Biography & Facts | Britannica

    Ewald Christian von Kleist, (born March 7, 1715, Zeblin, Pomerania [now Cybulino, Poland]—died August 24, 1759, Frankfurt an der Oder, Brandenburg), German lyric poet best known for his long poem Der Frühling, which, with its realistically observed details of nature, contributed to the development of a new poetic style. Brought up by Jesuits, he studied law and mathematics and then became ...