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Wilm Hosenfeld. By: Brady Thomas . Before World War II.
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Wilm Hosenfeld By: Brady Thomas
Before World War II • WilmHosenfeld was born on May 2nd,1865. He died on the date of August 13th, 1952. He died in a prison camp due to harsh climates. He was originally a teacher, then he was drafted into the Army as a German officer. He rose to the rank of a Hauptmann by the end of the war. A Hauptmann is the German word for captain. Before the start of World War II, Hosenfeld had a wife and five kids.
The Pianist • The Pianist is a movie made about a man who had just lost his whole entire family, they all died. He was in the middle of the city with no food and all the houses were torn down. Then WilmHosenfeld helped found him in November, and helped him survive until liberation. • The link to the Pianist is below. • http://www.imdb.com/video/screenplay/vi988938521/
Prison • Then in 1945, he was taken as a prisoner by the soviets. He was sentenced to twenty-five years of prison due to helping Jews to safety. Wilm later died in 1952 in the prison.
Quotes by Wilmhosenfeld • “Lying is the worst of all evils. Everything else that is diabolical comes from it.” • “With this horrendous murder of the Jews we have lost the war. We have brought an indelible shame upon ourselves, a curse that cannot be lifted. We deserve no mercy, we are all guilty together.” • “You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind each blade of grass.” • Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto
My sources • http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/460856-lying-is-the-worst-of-all-evils-everything-else-that • http://writequotes.com/quotes/wilm-hosenfeld/#ixzz2NEr0OIp3 • http://www.marksquotes.com/World-War-II/