Lived: Apr 20, 1889 – Apr 30, 1945 (age 56)
Height: 5′ 9″ (1.75 m)
Spouse: Eva Braun (m. 1945 – 1945)
Children: Jean-Marie Loret (Son)
Founded: Nazi Party · Schutzstaffel · Hitler Youth · Gestapo · Sturmabteilung · Wehrmacht · Waffen-SS · 1st SS Panzer Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler
Parents: Alois Hitler (Father) · Klara Hitler (Mother)Highlights
- 1918: His wartime experience reinforced his German patriotism and he was shocked by Germany’s capitulation in November 1918.
- 1923: On 8 November 1923 Hitler and the SA stormed a public meeting of 3,000 people organised by Kahr in the Bürgerbräukeller, a beer hall in Munich.
- 1934: In August 1934, Hitler appointed Reichsbank President Hjalmar Schacht as Minister of Economics, and in the following year, as Plenipotentiary for War Economy in charge of preparing the economy for war.
- 1936: In August 1936, in response to a growing economic crisis caused by his rearmament efforts, Hitler ordered Göring to implement a Four Year Plan to prepare Germany for war within the next four years.
- 1938: In early 1938, in the wake of the Blomberg–Fritsch Affair, Hitler asserted control of the military-foreign policy apparatus, dismissing Neurath as foreign minister and appointing himself Oberster Befehlshaber der Wehrmacht (supreme commander of the armed forces).
- 1945: In the final days of the war, during the Battle of Berlin in 1945, Hitler married his long-time lover, Eva Braun.
Start date: Oct 12, 1428
End date: May 08, 1429
Born: Aug 30, 1912 · Wellington, New Zealand
Died: Aug 07, 2011 · London, England
Spouse: Henri Fiocca · John Forward
Movies: Nancy Wake Codename: The White Mouse
Awards: George Medal · Croix de guerre 1939–1945 · Presidential Medal of Freedom (1949)
Education: North Sydney Girls High SchoolHighlights
- 1940: After the fall of France in 1940, she became a courier for the French Resistance and later joined the escape network of Captain Ian Garrow.
- 1956: In 1956, Australian author Russell Braddon wrote Nancy Wake: The Story of a Very Brave Woman (ISBN 978 0 7524 5485 6).
- 1957: She resigned in 1957 after marrying a RAF officer, John Forward, in December of that year.
- 1985: In 1985, Wake published her autobiography, The White Mouse.
- 1987: An Australian television mini-series was released in 1987 entitled, Nancy Wake, based on the 1956 biography by Russell Braddon.
- 1997: After 40 years of marriage, her husband John Forward died at Port Macquarie on 19 August 1997.
First episode: Apr 29, 1961
Episode duration: 90 minutes
Creator: Edgar Scherick
Theme song: ABC’s Wide World of Sports Theme song
Producer: Roone Arledge
Awards: Peabody Award · Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Edited Sports Series · Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality · Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement In Sports Programming · Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Edited Sports Special · Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Edited Sports Series/Anthology
Start date: Apr 29, 1992
End date: May 04, 1992