Heinz, Friedrich Wilhelm, born 07-05-1899 in Frankfurt am Main, was a German journalist, author and intelligence officer. During the Weimar Republic, he was a member of Organization Consul to the Republic. As national revolutionary opponents of Adolf Hitler joined the military resistance to Hans Oster
in the time of national socialism. After World War II he built up an own military intelligence, the Friedrich-Wilhelm-Heinz service, in competition with the Reinhard Gehlen organization . The son of a pharmacist entered Black militia as a child in the Frankfurt Scout group, which belonged to the Young Germany Federal. On 03-05-1916, he enlisted as a volunteer and joined the reserve battalion of the Berlin Guard Fusilier Regiment. On 08-10-1916 he became the commander battalion of the Infantry Regiment “Graf Kirchbach” (1 Dolnośląskie) No. 46 Cadet in III stationed in Września and promoted to Fahnenjunker on 02-01-1917. Early he engaged politically, first in the right-national German Fatherland party. After participating in the third battle of Ypres and the battle of Cambrai, he completed training at the Infantry School in Döberitz, after which he was promoted to Fahnrich late 1917 to March 1918. He then participated in the German spring offensive and the subsequent position battles during which he was appointed on 21-07-1918 active Leutnant in the 46th Infantry Regiment. In August 1918, he was seriously wounded and experienced the end of the war in hospital. In April 1919, Heinz joined the border East as a member of the volunteer Infantry Regiment No. 46 and took part in the Suppression of the first Polish uprising in Upper Silesia. In a railway accident caused by sabotage, he was again severely wounded on 23-06-1919, age 20. He was teacher in the Cadet Wahlstatt until his adoption as a supernumerary officer end of March 1920. About a policy information in the early summer of 1919, Heinz came into contact with the “National Association” to Walther Karl Friedrich Ernst Emil Freiherr von Lüttwitz and Wolfgang Kapp . Here he met also, Erich Ludendorff and Wilhelm Canaris. Heinz joined the Marinebrigade Hermann Ehrhardt
and participated during the Kapp Putsch in March 1920 as a company commander in their March on Berlin. The O.C. and the Federal Government formed Wiking Hitler’s agreement with Ehrhardt of the NSDAP and their SA together a cartel money. Heinz and Heinrich Tillesen built the NSDAP and the SA in Hesse, Germany. Heinrich Tillesen died old age 90 on 12-11-1984 in Koblenz. SA leader Hermann Goering described Heinz in 1923 as “arbiter” for SA in Hesse and Hesse-Nassau. Ehrhardt was his Brigade in the run-up to the Hitler Putsch in October 1923 the Bavarian border for a March on Berlin, the Group should back up the flanks against the Ruhr area and Thuringia Heinz. Heinz experienced the March on the Feldherrnhalle as an innocent bystander, eyewitness. He was later arrested and released after intervention of the Reichswehr. Although Heinz welcomed the seizure of power on 30-01-1933, skidded as partisan of Gregor Strasser’s caught in the crossfire and escaped the purges only to intercede after the Reichstag fire. Strasser and Ernst Julius Röhm was killed in the Night of the Long Knives on 30-06-1934, age 42. Heinz’s appeal resumed in the Nazi party was rejected. After the dissolution of the Stahlhelm 1936 settled Heinz to the army reactivate and was press officer of the Defense Department in the Reich war Ministry brokered by Canaris. Heinz was quickly in contact with circles of resistance coming into being through his new position. In December 1940 was Heinz as a major Commander of the I. battalion /teaching Regiment Command 800 Brandenburg, a special operations unit under control of the defense. With this took he part of the Operation Barbarossa, where in addition from him Ukrainian nationalists formed battalion Nightingale was subordinated. Heinz has witnessed the mass murders in Lviv in the summer of 1941, he wrote a critical report to the parent Corps. After the withdrawal of his battalion from the eastern front, he received the order to prepare a defense school and a so-called V Department for the management of informers and agents from Canaris. In January 1943, he became Commander of the 4th fighter Regiment “Brandenburg” in the now-defunct special Association of Brandenburg, he was employed in the partisan war in Yugoslavia. Already he was transferred in September 1943 Meanwhile upgraded however to Oberstleutnant in the leader reserve of the Defense Group III (Berlin), in which he was then appointed as Commander of the army patrol. During the assassination attempt of July 20, 1944 by Claus Graf Schenk von Stauffenberg
he was involved only in the outskirts, had to go into hiding but from November 1944 and survived the war in the underground. Immediately after the end of the war, Heinz purchased food in the surrounding areas on behalf of the city of Berlin. At the same time, he established connections with the French, Dutch and American intelligence. During the Berlin Blockade, Heinz of the Americans was flown out and equipped by the French in Neuwied with a publishing license. The agent network, which built Heinz, but de facto was an American intelligence agency, so the French 1948-49 ceased their cooperation. Heinz received in 1950 representing Germany in the news magazines time and life and was used to build of a military intelligence for Federal Chancellor Konrad Adenauer . He built the Friedrich-Wilhelm-Heinz service (FWHD), which was affiliated to the Central home service (ZfH) in the Division of the Federal Chancellery. He got him in competition with the Gehlen organization under Reinhard Gehlen. In December 1954, Heinz attended the Soviet headquarters in Berlin-Karlshorst. Still, it is unclear what wanted Heinz there. The KGB had hoped to be able to advertise Heinz. The Ministry for State security of the GDR but later assumed a feint. Alone Heinz’s claim that he was abducted is unlikely. Heinz settled in the vicinity of Wiesbaden and worked in Frankfurt as an advertising specialist.
Death and burial ground of Heinz, Friedrich Wilhelm.
Friedrich Heinz died in Bad Nauheim at the age 68 on 26-02-1968 and is buried with his wife Hedwig, who died old age 87 on 20-09-1994 and his son Rüdiger who died age 11 on 28-02-1944, on the Kernstadtfriedhof of Bad Nauheim, Field 11.