Gen. Hans Krebs, the last wartime chief of the German army staff, arrives at a Soviet HQ to discuss terms of surrender. His offer was refused. Krebs returned to Berlin and committed suicide in Hitler's bunker on May 2, 1945.
Now grow again one, around the table from left to right: Generalfeldmarschall Walter Model (Oberbefehlshaber Heeresgruppe B), Generalleutnant Siegfried Westphal (Chef des Generalstabes Oberbefehlshaber West), Generalfeldmarschall Gerd von Rundstedt (Oberbefehlshaber West), and General der Infanterie Hans Krebs (Chef des Generalstabes Heeresgruppe B)
Wilhelm Burgdorf (Feb. 14, 1895 - May 2, 1945) born in Fürstenwalde and served as a Commander and Staff Officer within the German Army during the Second World War. He was one of the Officers most loyal to Adolf Hitler in the final months of the war and committed suicide in the Führerbunker along with his colleague, Chief of Staff Hans Krebs soon after the suicide of Hitler and Joseph Goebbels.
GerhardBoldt.jpg During the last months of World War II, Boldt was seconded to Reinhard Gehlen's military intelligence staff. He was stationed in German dictator Adolf Hitler's Führerbunker. This was located below the Reich Chancellery in central Berlin. Boldt reported to General Hans Krebs and was summoned to a daily briefing session with Hitler, his generals, and closest associates - in particular Martin Bormann, Hermann Göring, and Joseph Goebbels. Boldt had a unique opportunity to…