Sunday, March 12, 2017

Pencil sketch of a Nazi by Dr K Prabhakar Rao


he was an Austrian army officer initially in Austrian Hungary army and later in Austrian army and he became member of Austrian Nazi party for which he was temporarily kept on inactive list. When Austria was annexed by Germany, he was called into German army Wehrmacht and he rose to be a senior decorated General. He commanded 14 inf div, during 1940, and 52 div during 1940 to 1942 and commanded XXXV corps during 1942 to 1945,His attempt to capture partisan leader Tito from Yugoslavia (. Later marshal Tito the life time president of Yugoslavia ) as per Directives of Hitler failed with many casualties to German para commandos.During soviet offensive he surrendered his army to American forces and he was interned. He was tried in hostages trial for war crimes after WW II at Nuremberg by US military tribunal and was sentenced to 20 years in jail. However he was released in 1951. later he took to writing.

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