Maximilian Maria Joseph Karl Gabriel Lamoral Reichsfreiherr von und zu Weichs an der Glon, known as Weichs or Weichs an der Glon (12 Nov 1881 – 27 Sep 1954) was a German Generalfeldmarschall during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.
Kluge campaigned on the Eastern and Western Fronts, and was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords. Although Kluge was not an active conspirator in the 20 July plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler, his nephew was.
Field Marshal Erwin Rommel was one of German's most popular generals during World War II, and gained his enemies' respect with his victories as commander of the Afrika Korps. Implicated in a plot to overthrow Hitler, Rommel took his life in