World Battlefronts: CASUALTIES: Apoplexy in Russia

Nazi spokesmen last week announced the death from apoplexy of lean, athletic Field Marshal Walter von Reichenau, 57, Commander of Germany's Sixth Army in the Ukraine, who was so stiffly Prussian that his friends said he wore his monocle in bed, but who had often extolled the Nazi cause as a great opportunity for the German Army.

It was recalled that the proud Field Marshal's troops, after taking Kiev and Kharkov, had been roughly handled in the Russian counteroffensive. It was also recalled that the aristocratic Field Marshal had long regarded Gestapo Chief...

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