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Rundstedt

Karl Rudolf Gerd von . 1875--1953, German field marshal; directed the conquest of Poland and France in World War II; commander of the Western Front (1942--44); led the Ardennes counteroffensive (Dec. 1944)
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Generalfeldmarschall Gerd von Rundstedt, his son Hans Gerd, Generaloberst Gothard Heinrici and Oberst (Colonel) Kai von Beseler, among others.
When Field Marshall Gerd von Rundstedt asked for two armor divisions as reinforcements against the Allied airborne assault, the request was delayed until it could be approved by the Fuhrer himself.
After this episode, Island Farm was upgraded to hold some of Hitler's most senior generals, including a number of SS officers and Field Marshal Gerd Von Rundstedt, who was behind plans to assassinate the Fuhrer.