Foreign Officers and Men Serving in the Wehrmacht

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Agustín Muñoz Grandes

Agustín Muñoz Grandes (27 January 1896 – 11 July 1970) was a Spanish general, and politician, vice-president of the Spanish Government and minister with Francisco Franco several times; also known as the commander of the Blue Division between 1941 and 1943.

Andrey Vlasov

Andrey Andreyevich Vlasov or Wlassow (Russian: Андрéй Андрéевич Влáсов, September 14 1901 – August 1, 1946) was a Russian Red Army general. During World War II, he fought in the Battle of Moscow and later was captured attempting to lift the siege of Leningrad. After being captured, he defected to Nazi Germany and headed the so-called Russian Liberation Army (Russkaya osvoboditel’naya armiya (ROA)). At the war’s end, he changed sides again and ordered the ROA to aid the Prague uprising against the Germans. He and the ROA then tried to escape to the western front, but were captured by Soviet forces. Vlasov was tried for treason and hanged.

Chiang Wei-kuo

Chiang Wei-kuo ,October 6 1916 -September 22 1997, or in a different order and spelling Wego Chiang was an adopted son of the nationalist Chinese President Chiang Kai-shek and adoptive brother of later President Chiang Ching-kuo . His biological father was Dai Jitao .

His military training received Chiang Wei-kuo in Germany in the 1930s. He graduated from the Military Academy in Munich and was then the mountain rangers in the mountain infantry regiment 98 of the first Mountain Division trained. During the anschluss  of Austria, he was a tank commander and almost at the Polish campaign participated if he had not just been recalled back to China. There he made rapid career and rose to major general. During the Japanese-Chinese war and the Chinese Civil War, he was commander of an armored division. After the end of the Civil War, he held several high positions in the Republic of China (Taiwan).

 

Individuals:

  • José Escobedo
  • Oberleutnant Ramón Escudé Gilbert
  • Yang Kyoungjong
  • Tobias Rimpf
  • General  Shilenkov – Russian
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German Military History with a focus on World War II History including other areas of German History