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.
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.
He carefully reconstructs the game of political hardball played play by the German foreign minister, Joachim von Ribbentrop, and his Soviet counterpart, Vyacheslav Molotov.
I will never forget the excitement in late 1989 when I laid my hands on reprints of an entire cache of telegrams exchanged in 1938-1939 between the German Embassy in Moscow and Ribbentrop, Hitler's foreign minister, in Berlin.
On September 15th, Ribbentrop wrote to his Ambassador in Moscow:
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
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 Baden-Powell to tea on November 19, 1937.
But he was as complicit in their crimes as another notorious foreign minister, Joachim von Ribbentrop, was complicit in Hitler's.