MAJOR GENERAL HANS OSTER

MAJOR GENERAL HANS OSTER (1887 –1945)

A German Army officer and Deputy Head of the Abwehr under Admiral Wilhelm Canaris, Oster was a leading figure in the WW11 German resistance. Along with Canaris and Dietrich Bonhoeffer, he was tortured and executed as a traitor, having the added humiliation of being ordered to walk naked to the gallows just two weeks before Allied liberation.

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