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von Manstein, Fritz Erich, (1887-1973), German Field Marshal

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Alternative name(s):
  • Lewinski (Also known as)
  • von Lewinski (Also known as)
  • von Manstein (Also known as)
  • Fritz Erich Georg Eduard von Lewinski (Real name)
Surname: von Manstein
Forenames: Fritz Erich
Gender: Male
Date: 1887-1973
History: Nazi soldier. Field Marshal Friedrich Erich von Manstein initially had surname Lewinski. In command of Army Group D on Russian Front, 1942-1943. Initially sympathetic to the Resistance to Hitler. Later re-affirmed allegiance. Imprisoned for war crimes.
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275588 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P147255 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1949: Judge Advocate General's Office: Trial of Field Marshal von Manstein: Sound Recordings and Log Book
The National Archives, Kew
1949: papers rel to his trial
King's College London: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives
NRA 23078 Von Manstein
1949-50: papers rel to his trial
The National Archives