Lothar Rendulic, around 1930
Rendulic, Lothar, b. Wiener. Neustadt (Lower Austria), Nov. 23, 1887, d. Eferding (Upper Austria), Jan. 18, 1971, officer and diplomat. 1910 lieutenant, 1934/35 military attaché in Paris; dismissed because of his connections to the NSDAP; from 1938 in the German Wehrmacht, 1939-1943 division commander and commanding general of an army corps, from August 1943 commander-in-chief of the Second Armoured Brigade in the Balkans, from 1944 commander of the 20th mountain corps in Scandinavia, towards the end of the war commander-in-chief of the S. army group. 1948 sentenced to 25 years imprisonment by the International Military Tribunal, pardoned and released in 1951. Wrote and published until his death.
Works: Gekämpft, gesiegt, geschlagen, 1957; Soldat in stürzenden Reichen, 1965.