Werner von Fritsch

SurnameFritsch
Given NameWerner
Born4 Aug 1880
Died22 Sep 1939
CountryGermany
CategoryMilitary-Ground
GenderMale

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25 Jun 1934 German Army General Werner von Fritsch put the army on alert based on the intelligence of a possible putsch by the Nazi Party SA organization.
22 Sep 1939 Former German Army Commander-in-Chief Werner von Fritsch was mortally wounded by a Polish bullet whilst on a tour of inspection at Praga, Warsaw, Poland.
26 Sep 1939 Former German Army Commander-in-Chief Werner von Fritsch was buried in Berlin, Germany. Neither Adolf Hitler, nor Joachim von Ribbertrop, nor Heinrich Himmler attended the ceremonial state funeral.

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German Army officers Rundstedt, Fritsch, and Blomberg at the Unter den Linden, Berlin, Germany, circa 1934Raeder, Göring, Fritsch, Hitler, and Blomberg at a Nazi Party rally in Nürnberg, Germany, Sep 1934Leeb, Fritsch, Himmler, Blomberg, Raeder, Rundstedt, and Wachenfeld at a dinner, Germany, 13 Jan 1935Blomberg, Fritsch, and Hitler at a military maneuver at Celle, Germany, 7 Sep 1935
See all 12 photographs of Werner von Fritsch



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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Bonaiti Emilio says:
4 Mar 2013 10:21:24 AM

Von Fritsch morì in Polonia all'inizio della seconda guerra mondiale alla testa del reggimento di cui era colonnello onorario.

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German Army officers Rundstedt, Fritsch, and Blomberg at the Unter den Linden, Berlin, Germany, circa 1934
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