Walter Model

Walter Model

Born: January 24, 1891

Died: April 21, 1945

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Biography: Otto Moritz Walter Model was a German general and later field marshal during World War II. He is noted for his defensive battles in the latter half of the war, mostly on the Eastern Front but also in the west, and for his close association with Adolf Hitler and Nazism. He has been called the Wehrmacht's best defensive tactician.

Source/Notes: After a staff officer complained about shortages. Quoted in Hitler's Generals - Page 327 - by Correlli Barnett - History - 2003
Source/Notes: Quoted in Hitler's Commander: Field Marshal Walther Model - Page 126 - by Steven H. Newton - Biography & Autobiography - 2005
Source/Notes: Quoted in Hitler's Commander: Field Marshal Walther Model - Page 126 - by Steven H. Newton - Biography & Autobiography - 2005
Source/Notes: About surrendering. Quoted in Hitler's Commander: Field Marshal Walther Model - Page 358 - by Steven H. Newton - Biography & Autobiography - 2005

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Source/Notes: Quoted in Hitler's Generals - Page 323 - by Correlli Barnett - History - 2003