2021-01-12 12:46:19 UTC
Another typical Nazi general- successful when his opponents were
civilians, not so much when it was against armed Jewish men.
Unlike Erwin Rommel, another field marshal who preferred to lead from
the front, Walter Model was almost universally disliked by those who
had to work with him. For example, when he was made commander of the
XLI Panzer Corps in 1941, the entire corps staff asked to be
That's what kind of asshole he was.
So, after the Battle of the Bulge and defeat of Army Group B at the
Ruhr Pocket, who was sad that Model ate his gun in his tent?
Why, nobody! Not even Hitler! LOL