Kiehl, Hugo

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Kiehl, Hugo, born 03-04-1884 in Tüttlingen, Württemberg, entered the war as a war volunteer and became a Fahnenjunker in the 10th Bavarian Infantry Regiment, age 17, on 01-10-1901. He was in the fields of the first war and wounded  in hospital from 29-08-194 to 28-03-1916 and from 21-03-1915 until 28-03-1916. Kiehl was retired from the Army, age 36, on 09-04-1920 and joined the Police Service in Eichstätt. With the outbreak of World War II he was commander of the POW Camp in Stargard to 18-04-1940. Placed to disposal of the Army and Commander of Frontstalag, POW camp 204  until 15-03-1941  . Successively commander of POW District M, to 05-09-194 and of Norway until 06-10-1943 and landed in the Führer Reserve (see Adolf Hitler) (did you know) until 31-12-1943 and was retired already, age 59. Living in Prien near the Chiemsee, Kiehl, not a battlefield General, died disappointed at the age of 60, on 25-08-1944 and is buried on the Stadtfriedhof of Prien and one of his neighbours is Reichsführer, Heinrich Himmler’s adjutant SS Obergruppenführer, Karl  Wolff

 . Karl Friedrich Otto Wolff was a high-ranking member of the Nazi SS, ultimately holding the rank of SS-Obergruppenführer and General of the Waffen-SS. He became Chief of Personal Staff to the Reichsführer Heinrich Himmler and SS Liaison Officer to Hitler until his replacement in 1943.

Death and burial ground of Kiehl, Hugo.

 

Wolff ended World War II as the Supreme Commander of all SS forces in Italy.Asked to attend the trial of Messrs Heidemann and Kujau, Wolff had declined: he was still in bad health and on 17-07-1984, he died in a hospital in Rosenheim. His death brought his name up again in all major German newspapers, where he was described as “one of the most enigmatic figures of the Nazi regime”. Wolff is buried on the cemetery at Prien am Chiemsee, on the 21-07-1984, age 84.

 

 

 

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