Fegelein Herman (Fegelein)( Lt. Gen. SS)
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Fegelein, Herman (Fegelein), (1906-1945), Lieutenant-General of the Waffen SS, the liaison officer between Heinrich Himmler and Hitler. Born October 30, 1906 in Ansbach, Wed. Franconia. Like many others, to occupy a prominent position under the Nazi regime, he started his career from the bottom, was illiterate groom, then jockey. He was lucky when he met with Christian Weber, a lover of horses and an old friend of Hitler, had accumulated a vast fortune through dubious means and connections to the Nazi Party. Under the patronage of Weber Fegelein quickly rose to the highest level of the Nazi hierarchy. Having experience with horses, he was appointed commander of the First Cavalry Cavalry Brigade of the SS (Reuters-SS). From May to December 1942 he was inspector of the cavalry and transport Main Directorate Reich Security (RSHA), and 2 December 1942 was promoted to Oberfц+hrer SS (Brigadier). October 30, 1943 he was wounded in battle.
Then Fegelein was transferred to the Fц+hrer's headquarters as a liaison officer Himmler. He rose still higher in the Nazi ranks, when he married Grete Brown, sister of Eva Braun. In the last days of the Third Reich Fegelein was among the closest associates of Hitler in fyurerbunkere. Concerned only about their own safety, 26 April 1945, he quietly slipped away to his home in the district of Charlottenburg, Berlin. The next day, Hitler found his disappearance and has sent a group of SS men to find the fugitive. Transferred back to the office Fegelein was immediately stripped of his military rank and placed under arrest. Fegelein attempt to escape from Hitler provoked suspicions about Himmler. April 28 evening from Stockholm, came the news that Himmler sought ways to negotiate with the Allies behind Hitler. Hitler flew into a rage of these incredible news that "faithful Himmler also left him in such a crucial hour. He ordered the arrest Himmler ( "Traitor will never be the successor to Hitler!"). However, deprived of opportunities to reach out to runaway Himmler, Hitler turned their anger at being in his hands Fegelein. He ordered to bring Fegelein of the guardhouse and was sharply questioned him about Himmler treason. Fegelein insisted that he knew nothing about it, and said that going back to the bunker. Eva Braun, ready for his ritual death, has not made the slightest effort to save his relative. Team SS led Fegelein the yard office and shot him.