SALOMON, Ernst von (Salomon)( Prussia radical-nationalist)
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Salomon, Ernst von (Salomon), (1902-1972), Prussian radical-nationalist. Born in Kiel. After the 1-st World War, joined the "Volunteer Corps," composed in 1919, which took part in battles with the Red Guards in the Baltic countries and street battles with the Communists in Germany. June 24, 1922 Salomon participated in the murder of Foreign Minister Walter Rathenau, the Weimar Republic in retaliation for the signing of the Treaty of Versailles 1919. He was sentenced to 5 years in prison, released in 1928. Author of the book of "Volunteer Corps". After the Nazis came to power, Salomon did not take an active part in political life. He wrote scripts for the film studio UFA.