German Field Marshals (World War II)

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Last updated: April 7, 2020
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Date of Promotion
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1936
Forced to resign due to a scandal
Werner von Blomberg
1938
Great War flying Ace, promoted to Reichsmarshal
Hermann Göring
1940
Commander of Army Group Center during the initial stages of operation Barbarossa, indirectly involved with July 20 plot
Fedor von Bock
1940
Fired after the failure of operation Typhoon.
Walther von Brauchitsch
1940
Luftwaffe Reichsmarshal, commanded forces in Italy for a short time.
Albert Kesselring
1940
Commander of the OKW
Wilhelm Keitel
1940
Involved indirectly in the July 20 plot.
Günther von Kluge
1940
One of the older Generals, bribed for loyalty to the Nazi Party
Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb
1940
Not well known, died 1971
Wilhelm List
1940
Luftwaffe General
Erhard Milch
1940
Diehard Nazi
Walther von Reichenau
1940
Involved indirectly in the July 20 plot
Gerd von Rundstedt
1940
May have been involved in the July 20 plot, Luftwaffe General
Hugo Sperrle
Date of Promotion
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1940
Directly involved with the July 20 plot
Erwin von Witzleben
1940
Not well known, older.
Eduard von Böhm-Ermolli
1942
Desert Fox, indirectly involved with the July 20 plot.
Erwin Rommel
1942
Nazi sympathiser
Georg von Küchler
1942
Famous for the creation of the Fall Gelb plan, indirectly involved with the July 20 plot
Erich von Manstein
1943
Promoted so he would kill himself to evade capture.
Friedrich Paulus
1943
Not well known, died as a POW in Britain in 1945.
Ernst Busch
1943
Oppointed head of Case Blue in the final days of the operation. Died in 1971 in a Soviet Prison
Paul von Kleist
1943
Cavalry expert
Maximilian von Weichs
1943
Luftwaffe General
Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen
1944
Defence Expert, Nazi Sympathiser
Walter Model
1945
Nazi sympathiser, not well known
Ferdinand Schörner
1945
Not well known, Luftwaffe General, Commander in Chief of the Luftwaffe after Hermann Göring was dismissed for treason
Robert Ritter von Greim
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Sep 18, 2021
Good quiz, Bigairports. I got 20/26. I submitted one today. World War II German field marshals. If you care to take a look... I would be interested in your feedback.