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.

1945 Lincoln Electric Ad - Field Marshal Jan Smuts

1945 Lincoln Electric Ad - Field Marshal Jan Smuts

1945 Lincoln Electric Ad - Field Marshal Jan Smuts-This is a 1945 ad for a Lincoln Electric Company!

During a visit to the field headquarters of Army Group South on February 19, 1943, Hitler and his field marshals confer over a map of the current tactical situation. From left, the group includes, Field Marshal Erich von Manstein, Hitler, Field Marshal Theodor Busse.

During a visit to the field headquarters of Army Group South on February 19, 1943, Hitler and his field marshals confer over a map of the current tactical situation. From left, the group includes, Field Marshal Erich von Manstein, Hitler, Field Marshal Theodor Busse.

Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher was a Prussian Generalfeldmarschall (field marshal) who led his army against Napoleon I at the Battle of the Nations at Leipzig in 1813 and at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 with the Duke of Wellington. The honorary citizen of Berlin, Hamburg and Rostock bore the nickname "Marschall Vorwärts" ("Marshal Forwards") because of his approach to warfare.

Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher was a Prussian Generalfeldmarschall (field marshal) who led his army against Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 with the Duke of Wellington.

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 Blucher, 1815.  He kept his word to Wellington that he would come to Wellington's defense.  Blucher's army was severely damaged at Ligny but was able to make a difficult, but orderly, retreat in rain and mud, and got to Waterloo to pounce on the French's right flank, fighting off and delaying Grouchy's 33,000 men at Wavre in the process.

Field Marshal Blucher, 1815. He kept his word to Wellington that he would come to Wellington's defense. Blucher's army was severely damaged at Ligny but was able to make a difficult, but orderly, retreat in rain and mud, and got to Waterloo to pounce on the French's right flank, fighting off and delaying Grouchy's 33,000 men at Wavre in the process.

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.

Winston Churchill with Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery Chief of the Imperial General Staff Field Marshal Sir Alan Brooke and General William Simpson of the 9th American Army at the Siegfried Line just outside Aachen Germany on 6 March 1945.

Winston Churchill with Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, Chief of the Imperial General Staff Field Marshal Sir Alan Brooke and General William Simpson of the American Army at the Siegfried Line, just outside Aachen, Germany, on 6 March

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,

Field Marshal Manerheim during the testing of anti-tank obstacles. 1943 - pin by Paolo Marzioli

Field Marshal Manerheim during the testing of anti-tank obstacles. 1943 - pin by Paolo Marzioli

Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel aka the Desert Fox (Wüstenfuchs) was a German Field Marshal during World War II. He won the respect of both his own troops and the enemies he fought. He was a highly decorated officer in World War I, and was awarded the Pour le Mérite for his exploits on the Italian front. In World War II, he further distinguished himself as the commander of the 7th Panzer Division during the 1940 invasion of France.

PHOTO WWII ERWIN JOHANNES EUGEN ROMMEL Afrika Korps

Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel November 1891 – 14 October popularly known as the Desert Fox (Wüstenfuchs), was a German Field Marshal of World War II. He won the respect of both his own troops and the enemies he fought.

Field Marshal Gen. Erwin Rommel, commander of the German Afrika Korps, drinks out of a cup with an unidentified German officer as they are seated in a car during inspection of German troops dispatched to aid the Italian army in Libya in 1941 - The Atlantic

Field Marshal General Erwin Rommel, commander of the German Afrika Korps, drinks out of a cup with an unidentified German officer as they are seated in a car during inspection of German troops dispatched to aid the Italian army in Libya in

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…

An excellent print from 1936 showing Hitler at the Berlin State Opera on the occasion of commemorating the WW1 German fallen.On the first row, from l to r, Goebbels, Hess, Goering and the octogenarian Field Marshal Mackensen. On the left of Hitler is Field Marshal Blomberg and C-in-C of the Army  Werner von Fritsch. Himmler is on the third row to the right, partially obscured.

An excellent print from 1936 showing Hitler at the Berlin State Opera on the occasion of commemorating the German fallen.On the first row, from l to r, Goebbels, Hess, Goering and the octogenarian.

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