Erich von Hoepner/Definition

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A definition or brief description of Erich von Hoepner.

(1886-1944) German Generaloberst; served in WWI, Reichswehr and Wehrmacht; anti-Nazi before 1933; tank and mobile warfare specialist; dismissed from command in 1942 for a tactical retreat against Hitler's orders; executed for participation in the 1944 assassination attempt against Hitler in which he was designated Minister of War