Ribbentrop


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Ribbentrop

Joachim von . 1893--1946, German Nazi politician: foreign minister under Hitler (1938--45). He was hanged after conviction as a war criminal at Nuremberg
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The telegrams revealed a convoluted plot to entrap the duke - who had visited Hitler following his abdication in 1936 - and who Ribbentrop believed strongly favoured peace with Germany.
Their big lead prompted von Ribbentrop to send word to Hitler that, certain of success, he should travel from Berlin to present the trophy and take advantage of the opportunity to confirm Germany's apparent natural supremacy in the sporting world.
And his cousin Charles, Duke of Saxe-Coburg, told his leaders the King saw a German alliance "as a necessity." But the British government was becoming increasingly concerned about his loyalties - especially as his mistress, Wallis, who he had met in 1934, was said to be having an affair with Ribbentrop.
Ribbentrop may have dreamed about a grand alliance between the Axis states and the Soviet Union to confront Anglo-American powers, but he was alone in this respect.
In 1939, the foreign ministers of Germany and Italy, Joachim von Ribbentrop and Galeazzo Ciano, signed a ''Pact of Steel'' committing the two countries to a military alliance.
Foreign minister under Hitler, Joachim von Ribbentrop, was at the top but he was seized by the western Allies, tried at Nuremberg, and hanged for war crimes.
Pritchard Adrian Scarborough Rachel Perlmutter Helen Bradbury Ivy Morris Ellie Kendrick Anthony Eden Anthony Calf Johnny Proude Nico Mirallego Ribbentrop Edward Baker-Duly At first, the idea seems strange and arbitrary: Rebooting "Upstairs, Downstairs," the stately 1970s British drama, in a three-hour, three-part miniseries?
Britain's Baden-Powell, who started the Scouts in 1907, held talks with German ambassador Joachim von Ribbentrop and Hitler Youth chief of staff Hartmann Lauterbacher on Nov.
Joachim von Ribbentrop, who was German ambassador to London at the time and became Hitler's foreign minister the next year, invited the Scout leader to tea with Lauterbacher on November 19, 1937.
Putin connects two events that triggered the Second World War, the Munich Agreement of 1938 and the Molotov Ribbentrop Pact of 1939, in one causal construction.
But he was as complicit in their crimes as another notorious foreign minister, Joachim von Ribbentrop, was complicit in Hitler's.
As well as witnessing Hitler's second-in-command Goering take the stand, he was present at the trials of other key figures in the Nazi party including foreign minister Joachim von Ribbentrop. Sonnenfeldt had been forced to flee to England with his German-Jewish parents in 1938.