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Walther von Brauchitsch was the son of Junker General Bernhard von Brauchitsch and socialite Elizabeth von Karstedt. The boy found his way to the Imperial Guards and the fashionable Elizabeth's Guard Grenadiers. Throughout World War I he was on the General Staff; in the postwar token Reichswehr he got a highly essential, secret job: Chief of the Department for Army Expansion.

In 1933 he took command of the First Army District, became a pillar of conservatism in the East Prussian Junker milieu, a loyal follower of archconservative General Werner von Fritsch. General von Brauchitsch...

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