The Last Prussian: A Biography of Field Marshal Gerd Von Rundstedt, 1875-1953

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Brassey's (UK), 1991 - Generals - 367 pages
Traces the life of the German general whose loyalty to Hitler prevented a break between the military and the Nazi leader

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Contents

Early Life
1
The First World War
21
The Weimar Years
39
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Field Marshal Paul von Hindenburg, the son of Prussian aristocrats, was educated at the Wahlstatt and Berlin cadet schools, before joining the army in 1865. He fought in the Battle of Koniggratz and in the Franco-Prussian War, and was promoted to the rank of General. Von Hindenburg retired from the army in 1911, but returned to service at the outbreak of the First World War.

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