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, Ratzinger served at various posts around the city with his unit. They were never sent to the front. In February 1933, Helmut joined the ''Jungvolk'', the junior branch of the Hitler Youth (Hitler Jugend). From March 1933, he acted as a youth platoon leader, or ''Jungzugführer'' (1 March 1933 – 1 April 1935) and flag-bearer, or ''Fähnleinführer'' (1 April 1935 – 9 November 1935) until he left the ''Jungvolk'' to prepare for his ''diploma (Abitur)'' examination. Hinchliffe 2003, pp. 8–11. Helmut passed his graduation examinations at the age of seventeen on 12 December 1935. On 2 February 1936, he began the eight-week compulsory National Labor Service (Reichsarbeitsdienst) (Reichsarbeitsdienst) at Mohrin. Hinchliffe 2003, pp.5–12. He joined the military service in the ''Luftwaffe'' as a ''Fahnenjunker'' on 1 April 1936, against the wishes of his father. Fraschka 1994, p. 186. Trapped in the pocket were the 12th (12th Infantry Division (Germany)), 30th, 32nd (32nd Infantry Division (Germany)), 123rd and 290th infantry divisions, as well as the SS-Division ''Totenkopf'' (SS Division Totenkopf). There were also RAD (Reichsarbeitsdienst), Police (Ordnungspolizei), Todt (Organisation Todt) organization and other auxiliary units who were trapped and assisted in the battle. In total, about 90,000 German troops and around 10,000 auxiliaries were trapped inside the pocket. Their commander was ''General der Infanterie'' Walter Graf von Brockdorff-Ahlefeldt (Walter von Brockdorff-Ahlefeldt), commander of the IInd Army Corps. As the military industry changed into higher gear before World War II several workers camps were set up in Schönkirchen for the various defence companies such as Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft, Feinmechanische Werke and other military suppliers. At the beginning these camps were inhabited by Reichsarbeitsdienst members but after the start of World War II increasingly foreign workers (Forced labor in Germany during World War II) (''Fremdarbeiter'') were placed in there. To defend nearby Kiel and its military industry some anti-aircraft units (Anti-aircraft warfare) were installed on the municipal territory. Nonetheless several airstrikes caused heavy civilian collateral damage in Schönkirchen, too.

Moses Lake, Washington

12 24 birth_place Moses Lake, Washington, U.S. (United States) yearsactive 1981-2005 Personal life Gilyard was born to a military family in Moses Lake, Washington, the son of Clarence Gilyard, Sr., an U.S. Air Force officer. Clarence Gilyard, Jr. Biography (1955-) His family was originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. Gilyard grew up on Air

Landgraviate of Hesse-Darmstadt

;1627) allegiance 24px (image:Pavillon royal de la France.svg) France (Bourbons (House of Bourbon)) branch French Army Army of Hesse (Landgraviate of Hesse-Darmstadt) Army of Saxony (Electorate of Saxony) Russian Imperial Army serviceyears 1700–1762 Early career Münnich was born at Neuenhuntorf (Berne, Germany) in the Grand Duchy of Oldenburg (Denmark) in the military

family of Anton Günther Mönnich (since 1688 ''von Münnich'', an east-Frisian nobility). Beside the knowledge of the native Low German language he also learned the Latin and French languages. At an early age (17 year old) he entered the French service. Thence he transferred successively to the armies of Hesse-Darmstadt (Landgraviate of Hesse-Darmstadt) and of Saxony (Electorate of Saxony) where he earned his title of a colonel and later Major General.

Altai Krai

includes northern Iran, Afghanistan, western Pakistan, western Himalayas, Tien Shan, Tibet and northern Mongolia ''altaica'' (Satunin, 1914) Life Robert Rozhdestvensky was born to a military family in the village of Kosikha in Altai Krai. Following the outbreak of World War II, with both parents in the army, he found himself in the orphanage. After graduating high school, he attended Petrozavodsk University, where he began writing poetry (the first ones were published in 1950). He quit the University in order to attend Maxim Gorky Literature Institute, which he finished in 1956. *Russia - Omsk Time **Altai Krai, Altai Republic, Kemerovo Oblast, Novosibirsk Oblast, Omsk Oblast, Tomsk Oblast. birth_date February 15, 1957 birth_place Barnaul, Altai Krai, Soviet Union dead DATE OF BIRTH February 15, 1957 PLACE OF BIRTH Barnaul, Altai Krai, Soviet Union DATE OF DEATH * Igor Farkhutdinov, governor of Sakhalin, died in a helicopter crash in 2003 * Mikhail Yevdokimov, governor of Altai (Altai Krai), died in a car accident in 2005 * Valentin Tsvetkov, governor of Magadan region, killed in 2002 '''Rubtsovsk''' ( wikipedia:Altai Krai Commons:Category:Altai Krai

Province of Silesia

and microbiology while he was there. Early life Mellenthin was born in Breslau (Wrocław), Silesia (Province of Silesia), into a military family; his father Paul Henning von Mellenthin was a lieutenant-colonel of artillery who was killed in action in 1918. Friedrich's older brother, Horst von Mellenthin, was also a World War II general. In 1924, upon graduation from Breslau's Realgymnasium, Friedrich enlisted as a private in the Seventh Cavalry Regiment of the Reichswehr


Huìzhàn ) was a major engagement in the Second Sino-Japanese War in and around the Chinese (China) city of Changde in the province of Hunan. During the battle, Japan (Imperial Japan) used extensive biological (biological weapons) and chemical weapons. **Sun Yi (孫奕), Chamberlain for the Imperial Clan in Eastern Wu **Sun Hui (孫恢), Grand Administrator of Wuling, in modern Changde, Hunan She was born into a military (People's Liberation Army) family in Beijing


Bavarian Infantry Regiment as a volunteer; later on, in World War I, he took the office of paymaster for the 3rd — and, from 1916 on, the 22nd Bavarian Infantry Regiment. He won the Iron Cross, Second Class in 1914 for bravery. Early life Krüger was born into a military family in Strasbourg, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany (nowadays in France) in 1894; he received elementary school education, but ultimately left school before graduating to begin

World War and the inter-war period Born in Metz, Alsace-Lorraine, into a Prussian military family, he joined the German Army on 19 September 1907. He served in the First World War (World War I). By the war's end, he had reached the rank of captain (''hauptmann''). Possible routes for a German invasion of France are discussed: the 1870 attack through Alsace-Lorraine and the 1914 attack through Belgium. The French, believing the Maginot Line impregnable, expect the German

Taiwan Province

to the earlier drafts was an act of deliberate ambiguity: as the ROC government does not recognize the validity of the Treaty of Shimonoseki, based on Chiang Kai-shek's Denunciation of the treaty in the late 1930s, hence (according to this argument) the sovereignty of Taiwan was never disposed by China. A ratification by the ROC National Assembly is therefore unnecessary. Born to a Kuomintang military family of Hunanese (Hunanese people) origin, Soong began his political career

Province of Posen

Province of West Prussia (now Poland). Hausser was born in Brandenburg an der Havel to a Prussian military (Prussian Army) family; his father Kurt Hausser was a major in the Imperial German Army (German Army (German Empire)). Paul entered the army in 1892 and from then until 1896 was at the cadet school in Köslin, and from 1896 he attended the cadet academy Berlin-Lichterfelde where he successfully graduated in 1899. On March 20, 1899 he was commissioned as a lieutenant

South Boston

of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS). Walter Langer, who for a time was also a professor at Harvard, held a Ph.D but not an M.D. (Doctor of Medicine), and was the first person admitted to the American Psychiatric Association who lacked a medical degree. '''Edward Lawrence Logan, A.B. (Bachelor of Arts), LL.B.''' was born on January 20, 1875, in South Boston to a military family, and attended Boston Latin School and Harvard University. He was an United

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