Jansen, Rudolf, born 24-09-1876 in Düsseldorf, entered the Army on 15-03-1897, age 20, as a Fahnenjunker in the 7th
Foot Artillery Regiment. He was in the fields with this Regiment and retired on 31-12-1920. He reactivated as an Oberst as a Territorial Officer on 01-10-1933. He was transferred into the Army General Staff
to 26-08-1939 and in the War Science of the Army General Staff, until 01-09-1941. Appointed as Armament Inspector Eastern Territories to 31-10-1942 and retired finally at the age of 66.
Death and burial ground of Jansen, Rudolf.
Rudolf Jansen retired in Berlin Steglitz, where he at the age of 75 died, on 16-01-1952 and is buried with his wife Herta, born Aschenborn, who died old age 91, on 26-07-1988, on the cemetery of Steglitz, suburb of Berlin. Luftwaffe Generaloberst der Flieger, Stabchef der Luftwaffe
, Hans Jeschonnek
an Adjutant of Goering
who was not strong enough to oppose Goering
successfully (occasionally he did succeed in opposing Hitler) in matters of decisive importance. A very definite lack of harmony brought effective coordination to a standstill, committed suicide and is buried here also.