The Second World War was by far the biggest war in human history. A lot of people participated in this total war. Which people are the most important?
- 192128Axis. Great defensive strategist.
- 189128Axis. Very skilled general in the German air force.
- 187127Axis. General, who served at Eastern and Western front from the beginning to the end of the war.
Wilhelm Franz Canaris ( Chief of the Abwehr )Wilhelm Franz Canaris (1 January 1887 – 9 April 1945) was a German admiral, and chief of the Abwehr, the German military intelligence service, from 1935 to 1944. During theSecond World War, he was among the military officers involved in the clandestine opposition to Adolf Hitler and theNazi regime. He was executed in the Flossenbürg concentration camp for the act of high treason.
- 157102Axis. Chief of the German navy during the first half of the war.
- 11769Axis. Highest decorated German serviceman of the war.
- 11971Axis. Most successful fighter pilot ever. (352 air victories)
Simo HäyhäDec. at 97 (1905-2002)
- 10257Axis. Very keen and successful tank commander. Destroyed 138 enemy tanks.
- 151106Axis. Although he despised National Socialism cause of his aristocratic descent he was a great German patriot, who lectured his soldiers about the honor of dying for their country.
- 175128Axis. The general who was responsible for the German defeat at Stalingrad.