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Lettow-Vorbeck, Paul Emil von, 1870-1964

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Personal name headingLettow-Vorbeck, Paul Emil von, 1870-1964
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Variant(s)Lettow-Vorbeck, Colonel von (Paul Emil), 1870-1964
Lettow-Vorbeck, General von (Paul Emil), 1870-1964
Lettow-Vorbeck, Paul von, 1870-1964
Von Lettow-Vorbeck, General (Paul Emil), 1870-1964
Von Lettow-Vorbeck, Paul Emil, 1870-1964
Vorbeck, Lettow-, General von (Paul Emil), 1870-1964
Vorbeck, Paul Emil von Lettow-, 1870-1964
Associated countryGermany
Birth date1870-03-20
Death date1964-03-09
Place of birthSaarlouis (Germany)
Place of deathHamburg (Germany)
AffiliationGermany. Heer. Schutztruppen Germany. Reichstag
Profession or occupationGenerals Legislators
Found inHis My reminiscences of East Africa, 1920.
Hoyt, E.P. Guerilla, c1981: t.p. (Colonel von Lettow-Vorbeck) CIP galley (General Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck; Von Lettow-Vorbeck; Lieutenant Colonel Paul Emil von Lettow-Vorbeck)
Brockh. Enzykl., v. 11, 1970 (Lettow-Vorbeck, Paul von; Prussian general; b. 3-20-1870 in Saarlouis; d. 3-9-1964 in Hamburg)
Dictionary of African Biography, accessed February 19, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Lettow-Vorbeck, Paul Emil von; foreign military officer, colonial founder/official; born 1870 in Saarlouis, Germany; was member of the German detachment of the Eight-Nation Alliance army sent to China to suppress the Boxer Rebellion (1900-1901); was appointed head of the Schutztruppen (Protective Forces) in German East Africa (1914); entered Portuguese East Africa on 25 November 1917; back in Germany he was welcomed as a hero, and a parade was organized in his honor in Berlin (1919); served as a deputy in the Reichstag (1928-1930); declined Hitler's offer of the ambassadorship to Great Britain; published his autobiography, Mein Leben (My Life) (1957); died 1964 in Hamburg, Germany)
The Kaiser's Last General, 2021: CIP t.p. (Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck) galley (Oberstleutnant Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck; commander of the Protection Force--Ostafrikaschutztruppe--in Germany's East African colony; commissioned into the army as a lieutenant in 1890, and his first assignment had been to the German General Staff; von Lettow-Vorbeck)
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