Lettow-Vorbeck, Paul von

Lettow-Vorbeck, Paul von

(poul fən lĕt`ō-fôr`bĕk), 1870–1964, German general. In World War I he conducted a brilliant defense of German East Africa against vastly superior Allied power.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. www.cc.columbia.edu/cu/cup/