Fritz Wiedemann (Wiedemann)( The battalion commander)
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Biography Fritz Wiedemann (Wiedemann)
Wiedemann, Fritz (Wiedemann), (1891-1970), the battalion commander, Hitler's immediate superior during 1-st World War. Born August 16, 1891 in Augsburg. Military service began in 1910 in the 3-m Bavarian Infantry Regiment in Augsburg, the next year - in the Munich Military School. In 1912 promoted to lieutenant. In 1914, Wiedemann became a battalion commander 17 th Bavarian Infantry Regiment. Lance Corporal Adolf Hitler, a messenger at the headquarters of the Regiment, attached to his senior officer. War Wiedemann graduated captain and became a farmer in the Allgцгu. In 1934 he joined the Nazi Party and became Hitler's personal assistant until 1938. He was sent to London to inform the British Foreign Halifax intentions of Hitler on the Sudetenland, was present at the Munich Conference 1938. In 1939 he was sent to San Francisco as germanskogo Consul, but was expelled from the United States in June 1941.
Then served as Germany's consul in China, until he was arrested by the Americans in 1945. After 2-nd World War Wiedemann was sentenced at Nuremberg to 28 months in prison. In 1964, wrote the memoirs of Hitler - "The man who wanted to be the commander, where he used his diaries since 1 st World War.
Wiedemann (Wiedemann), Fritz (16.08. 1891, Augsburg - 1970) Diplomat, A colleague. Hitler on the 1-st World War. In 1910 he enrolled in the 3rd Bavarian infantry regiment fanenyunkerom. Educated at military school in Munich. In 1912 promoted to lieutenant. Participant 1 WWI. In 1914, the battalion adjutant of the 17-th Bavarian Infantry Regiment, Liszt, in which Hitler served as a junior sergeant. By 1918 the adjutant and orderly division headquarters. In 1919, discharged as a captain. In 1922 a farmer in Allgau. In 1934 joined the NSDAP. In 1934-38 was the personal assistant to Hitler. In January 1935 Hitler's adjutant in the Reich Chancellery and the Chief of Staff to the Deputy Fuehrer. In 1938 it sent a mission to London for talks with British Foreign Minister E. Halifax on the Sudetenland. Participated at the Munich Conference 1938. Since January 1939 consul general in San Francisco (USA). After the U.S. entry into war with Germany (June 1941) expelled from the country. In 1941-45 Consul General in Shanghai. In 1945, arrested by U.S. troops. After the war, convicted at the trial in Nuremberg to 28 months in prison. Author of the memoirs of Hitler "The man who wanted to be the commander" (1964).