Böhme, Hermann

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Böhme, Hermann
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Böhme, Hermann, born on 29-10-1896 in Freiburg Sachsen, six months later as Adolf  Hitler (did you know). He entered the Army as a Fahnenjunker, in the 177th Infantry Division, on 10-08-1914, at the age of 17. Participated in World War I in this division and ended the war as an adjutant in the same 177th Division. Böhme remained in the new Reichswehr  and with the outbreak of World War II, he was Oberst and Group Director of the Defence Operations Staff OKW . Landed in the infamous Führer Reserve from 15-03-1943 until 01-05-1943 and assigned to Commander of the 121st Infantry Regiment. Delegated with the command of the 370th Infantry Division, until he was captured by the Soviets on 13-04-1944, near Sevastopol and in captivity with 50 other German Generals. He was one of the Generals who signed a letter, which ended with the words: Don’t wait until Hitler (see Hitler parents) (see William Hitler) destroys you all, rising up against Hitler, is rising up Germany. Fellow signers are famous General der Infanterie, Kommandeur des LII Armeekorps, Erich von Buschenhagen  Generalmajor der Infanterie, Kommandeur der 36th Infanterie Division , Alexander Conrady, General der Artillerie, Commandeur 12th Infanterie Division Walter Seydlitz von Kurzbach
      and Generalfeldmarschall der Panzertruppe, Kommandeur Stalingrad 6th  Armee , Friedrich von Paulus. Böhme stayed with General, Commanding General of the LXX Army Corps, Herman Tittel and Generalleutnant der Gebirgstruppe, Generalstab der 20th Gebirgstruppe, Hermann Hölter in the Island Farm prison Camp 198, Special Camp XI in Bridgend South Wales. First released in 1955, after heavy strains and intervention by the new Chancellor Konrad Adenauer.

Death and burial ground of Böhme, Hermann.

After his release he lived in Munich and died at the age of 71, on 29-10-1968. He is buried with his wife Ilse, who died old age 92 in 1990, on the North cemetery in Munich, close by the graves of Heinrich Hoffmann, Hitler’s personal photographer, his daughter Henriette “Henny” von Schirach-Hoffmann and Baldur, Dr. Gustav von Kahr, President of the Bavarian court in 1923 during the Putz and some further the youngest secretary of Hitler, Traudl Junge-Humpse and Hans, the General der Flieger, Kommandeur Luftwaffe Hongaria, Kuno Fütterer and Generalleutnant der Artillerie, Commander of the POW in Wehrkreis IV, Erich von Botzheim, the Troost couple Paul Troost and Gerda, Hitler’s doctor SS Obersturmbannführer, Dr. Ludwig Stumpfegger
, Generalleutnant der Infanterie, Commander of the Reichs Institute for Military Air Protection of the Luftwaffe, Wilhelm von Stubenrauch and Generaloberst der Gebirgstruppe, Kommandeur der 3th Gebirgs Division , Eduard Dietl General der Infanterie Thomas-Emil von Wickede, age 51, General der Gebirgstruppe Karl Eglseer, age 53, Generalleutnant der Gebirgstruppe, Franz Rossi, age 54 and three other passengers crashed with their Junker 52, shortly after visiting the Wolfschanze.
  

Cemetery location of Böhme, Hermann.

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