Top 20 War Hero celebrities in Germany

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 War Hero celebrities [Updated March 26, 2023].

1. Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben

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Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben was born on September 17, 1730 in Germany.
Today, Von Steuben Day is celebrated in cities across the United States on or around his birthday, primarily by German-Americans.

2. Karl H. Timmermann

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Karl H. Timmermann was born on June 19, 1922 in Germany.
The Timmermann Theater in Fort Dix, New Jersey was named in his honor.

3. Gerd Von Rundstedt

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Gerd Von Rundstedt was born on December 12, 1875 in Germany.
Several of his fellow German Army officers tried to involve him in their insider plot to assassinate Hitler, but he resisted.

4. Erwin Rommel

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Erwin Rommel was born on November 15, 1891 in Germany.
He and the German troops under his command were never accused of Nazi war crimes. Hitler ordered Rommel to commit suicide by ingesting a cyanide pill; in return, the Nazi Fuhrer assured Rommel that his family would escape persecution.

5. Conrad Schumann

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Conrad Schumann was born on March 28, 1942 in Germany.
Peter Leibing, a prominent German photographer, captured Schumann's defection from East to West Germany. The resulting image became one of the most famous visual representations of the Cold War era.

6. Walter Krueger

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Walter Krueger was born on January 26, 1881 in Germany.
He led the Sixth Army in the invasion of Luzon, in the Philippines, in 1945.

7. Werner Hartmann

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Werner Hartmann was born on December 11, 1902 in Germany.
He won many awards including his first, the Wehrmacht Long Service Award 4th and 3rd Class in 1936.

8. Karl Doenitz

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Karl Doenitz was born on September 16, 1891 in Germany.

Germany's Navy admiral who commanded the U-Boat campaign of WWII.

Just before committing suicide, Hitler designated Doenitz his successor as the head of the armed forces and Doenitz ordered the official surrender.

9. Helmuth Hubener

Helmuth Hubener was born on January 8, 1925 in Germany.
Author Richard Lloyd Dewey details Hubener's life in a 2003 biography entitled Hubener vs. Hitler: A Biography of Helmuth Hubener, Mormon Teenage Resistance Leader.