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Canaris, Wilhelm

Date of birth:
January 1st, 1887 (Aplerbeck/Westernphalia, Germany)
Date of death:
April 9th, 1945 (Flossenbürg/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

After the attempt on Hitler's life (20th July 1944), Canaris was apprehended as suspect and sentenced to death. Als his decorations were taken from him.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Admiral (Vice-admiral)
Awarded on:
September 16th, 1941
Details:
Awarded with swords.
Vapaudenristin 1.luokka rintatähtineen (VR 1 rt)

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