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3R 1/6 Scale Karl Donitz (1891-1980) Action Figure, Grand Admiral & President of the German Reich, gm607

3R 1/6 Scale Karl Donitz (1891-1980) Action Figure, Grand Admiral & President of the German Reich, gm607


 
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Product Description
  • 3R 1/6 SCALE KARL DONITZ (1891-1980) ACTION FIGURE
  • GRAND ADMIRAL AND PRESIDENT OF THE GERMAN REICH
  • PRODUCT NUMBER GM607
  • COMPLETE FIGURE BOXED/UNOPENED
  • BOX IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION
  • NOTES: NO NOTES.

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    More on Karl Donitz:

    Karl Dönitz (sometimes spelled Doenitz 16 September 1891 – 24 December 1980) was a German admiral who played a major role in the naval history of WWII. Dönitz briefly succeeded Adolf Hitler as the head of state of Germany.

    He began his career in the Imperial German Navy before WWI. In 1918, he was commanding UB-68 when she was sunk by British forces. Dönitz was taken prisoner. While in a prisoner of war camp, he formulated what he later called Rudeltaktik ("pack tactic", commonly called "wolfpack"). At the start of World War II, he was the senior submarine officer in the Kriegsmarine. In January 1943, Dönitz achieved the rank of Grobadmiral (grand admiral) and replaced Grand Admiral Erich Raeder as Commander-in-Chief of the Navy.

    On 30 April 1945, after the death of Adolf Hitler and in accordance with Hitler's last will and testament, Dönitz was named Hitler's successor as head of state, with the title of President of Germany and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces. On 7 May 1945, he ordered Alfred Jodl, Chief of Operations Staff of the OKW, to sign the German instruments of surrender in Reims, France. Dönitz remained as head of the Flensburg Government, as it became known, until it was dissolved by the Allied powers on 23 May. At the Nuremberg trials, he was convicted of war crimes and sentenced to ten years' imprisonment; after his release, he lived quietly in a village near Hamburg until his death in 1980.


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