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View Poll Results: Who was the best Wehrmacht Commander?
Erich von Manstein 34 43.04%
Heinz Guderian 13 16.46%
Gerd von Rundstedt 2 2.53%
Erwin Rommel 18 22.78%
Kurt Student 0 0%
Walter Model 6 7.59%
Fedor von Bock 0 0%
Karl Donitz 1 1.27%
Albert Kesselring 3 3.80%
Gunther von Kludge 0 0%
Nikolaus von Falkenhorst 0 0%
Hermann Hoth 0 0%
Friedrich Paulus 2 2.53%
Other 0 0%
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Old April 19th, 2012, 06:16 PM   #1

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Best Wehrmacht Commanders

Self explanatory, who do you think was the best commander in the Wehrmacht. If your choice isn't on the list please, do share.
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Old April 19th, 2012, 06:20 PM   #2

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Erich von Manstein, followed by Erwin Rommel and Heinz Guderian.
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Old April 19th, 2012, 07:56 PM   #3

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Von manstein.
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Old April 19th, 2012, 08:07 PM   #4

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Manstein. Rommel's been romanticized a lot. He was back then, too. Still a great commander, but doesn't hold a candle to Manstein. Guderian comes next.
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Old April 19th, 2012, 08:15 PM   #5

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I vote Guderian.
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Old April 19th, 2012, 08:36 PM   #6

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von Manstein.
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Old May 8th, 2012, 03:18 AM   #7
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Easily Von Manstein
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Old May 8th, 2012, 03:50 AM   #8
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I think the most were good, hard to decide who was the best. I want to mention General helge Auleb, who was ordered by Hitler to attack Polozk immediately. Gen. Auleb refused, because he had not enough artillery available, because he did not want to sacrifice more men than necessary. So he conquered Polozk then next day. Hitler refused to give him the knigths cross. All he got was the German cross in Gold, which was delivered by the post to him.
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Old May 8th, 2012, 04:53 AM   #9

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Was Karl Donitz also a wehrmacht commander?

I thought only the commander of the Kriegsmarine
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Old May 8th, 2012, 05:02 AM   #10

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Manstein, Kesselring, Guderian, Heinrici. von Manteuffel as a tactical commander.

Was the "von Kludge" in the poll a Freudian slip, I wonder?
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