Adolf Hitler with General von Blomberg, the minister for war, and Field Marshal von Mackensen during a wreath-laying in the Unter den Linden for war heroes, Berlin, 1936. Note the officers saluting in the traditional way -- still no Heil salute in the army. The practice was maintained throughout the war with only the Waffen SS establishing the Heil as the routine form.
Flughafen Königsberg Besuch der Generalfeldmarschalle v. Hindenburg und v. Mackensen und der Generale v. François und Heye auf dem Flughafen Königsberg 1924
An excellent print from 1936 showing Hitler at the Berlin State Opera on the occasion of commemorating the WW1 German fallen.On the first row, from l to r, Goebbels, Hess, Goering and the octogenarian Field Marshal Mackensen. On the left of Hitler is Field Marshal Blomberg and C-in-C of the Army Werner von Fritsch. Himmler is on the third row to the right, partially obscured.
Kaiser Wilhelm II and August von Mackensen
1936 August 15 Berlin Summer Olympics Hitler and Interior Minister Frick (Hitler’s left), August von Mackensen (Hitler’s right). 2nd row Viktor Lutze and making her way to the Fuhrer… an amorous admirer All watching the Women’s 400m Freestyle Final
German and Turkish military leaders during WWI. Note General von Mackensen in the upper left. He wears the 'Totenkopf' (death's head ) on his fur hat. The use of the Totenkopf as a military insignia began in Prussia with Frederick the Great.
Adolf Hitler on a walk with Helga Goebbels, 1936....Helga was later killed with cyanide by her parents with her siblings in Hitlers bunker in Apriln1945.
Offizier D (Generalfeldmarschall)Gedenkfeier für Friedrich den Großen in der Garnisonkirche in Potsdam:- von Mackensen, Generalfeldmarschall Werner von Blomberg und Generaloberst Werner Freiher von Fritsch (vorne v.l.n.r.)
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