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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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Weyland, "Questions Put to General Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt," 1.
Generalfeldmarschall Gerd von Rundstedt, his son Hans Gerd, Generaloberst Gothard Heinrici and Oberst (Colonel) Kai von Beseler, among others.
What happened to the US commanders in Hawaii, General Walter Short and Admiral Husband Kimmel, after they were fired in the aftermath of Pearl Harbor--or, for that matter, General Gerd von Rundstedt after his failure to fend off the Allied Normandy Invasion?
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.
Generals Gerd von Rundstedt and Georgy Zhukov, enemies to the core, shared one trait that would haunt them throughout the war: neither had much patience or concern for matters beyond their own interests.