FIELD MARSHAL FRIEDRICH PAULUS (1890 –1957)
Commanded the Sixth Army’s assault on Stalingrad during Operation Blue in 1942. Fearing that Paulus was about to surrender, Hitler promoted him to Field Marshal with the expectation that he commit suicide instead. Paulus chose to surrender to the Russians Jan 31, 1943.
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