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Risultati immagini per freikorps

Risultati immagini per freikorps

Albert Leo Schlageter (12 August 1894 – 26 May 1923) was a member of the German Freikorps. His activities sabotaging French occupying troops after World War I led to his arrest and eventual execution by French forces. His death created an image of martyrdom around him, which was cultivated by German nationalist groups, in particular the Nazi Party. During the Third Reich, he was widely commemorated as a national hero.

Albert Leo Schlageter (12 August 1894 – 26 May 1923) was a member of the German Freikorps. His activities sabotaging French occupying troops after World War I led to his arrest and eventual execution by French forces. His death created an image of martyrdom around him, which was cultivated by German nationalist groups, in particular the Nazi Party. During the Third Reich, he was widely commemorated as a national hero.

"Freedom is always, and exclusively, freedom for the one who thinks differently." German socialist revolutionary #RosaLuxemburg was born as the youngest of five children in a lower-middle-class Jewish family #OTD in 1871. On 15th January 1919 she was murdered along with her fellow revolutionary Karl Liebknecht by right-wing paramilitary Freikorps troops. Her body, thrown into a canal, was not retrieved until five months later.

"Freedom is always, and exclusively, freedom for the one who thinks differently." German socialist revolutionary #RosaLuxemburg was born as the youngest of five children in a lower-middle-class Jewish family #OTD in 1871. On 15th January 1919 she was murdered along with her fellow revolutionary Karl Liebknecht by right-wing paramilitary Freikorps troops. Her body, thrown into a canal, was not retrieved until five months later.

German Freikorps and German troops in Berlin Germany under Walther von Luttwitz

German Freikorps and German troops in Berlin Germany under Walther von Luttwitz

Post-war Freikorps troops

Post-war Freikorps troops

Not "Corps francs" (i.e ""Freikorps") but "French Alpins" from mountain troops.

Not "Corps francs" (i.e ""Freikorps") but "French Alpins" from mountain troops.

The German Communists in 1919 made an effort to overthrow the German government . In response the government requested the aid of Army units that remained loyal and had not demobilized and the Freikorps. These troops converged on Berlin, and the communists decided to execute a number of prisoners they had taken.

The German Communists in 1919 made an effort to overthrow the German government . In response the government requested the aid of Army units that remained loyal and had not demobilized and the Freikorps. These troops converged on Berlin, and the communists decided to execute a number of prisoners they had taken.

Dusseldrof, Germany, A memorial ceremony to Albert Leo Schlageter, who was a member of the German Freikorps. His activities sabotaging French occupying troops after WW1 led to his arrest and eventual execution by French forces. His death created an image of martyrdom around him, which was cultivated by German nationalist groups, in particular the Nazi Party. During the Third Reich, he was widely commemorated as a national hero.

Dusseldrof, Germany, A memorial ceremony to Albert Leo Schlageter, who was a member of the German Freikorps. His activities sabotaging French occupying troops after WW1 led to his arrest and eventual execution by French forces. His death created an image of martyrdom around him, which was cultivated by German nationalist groups, in particular the Nazi Party. During the Third Reich, he was widely commemorated as a national hero.

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