Captured German general Helmuth Weidling and the officers of his staff

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Captured in May 2, 1945 by Soviet troops, together with the officers of his staff commander of the 56th Panzer Corps, General Helmuth Weidling (left).
German officers from left to right: Lt. Gen. Kurt Woytasch, Oberst Hans Refior and Lieutenant-General Walter Schmidt-Dankward.
General Helmuth Weidling last appointed personally by Adolf Hitler the commander of the defense of Berlin in May 1945.



Time taken: May 1945

In : 1945

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