Wilfried Strik-Strikfeldt

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Wilfried Strik-Strikfeldt was an ethnic Baltic German who had served in the Imperial Russian Army during World War I, and was officially a propaganda adviser to the World War II German Army. His personal goal, in the special camp he established at Dabendorf near Berlin, to form a resistance army, and supported the Russian Liberation Army led by Andrey Andreyevich Vlasov. [1] He joined Army Group Center (Russian Front) in 1941, serving as special advisor on Russian affairs to Field Marshal Fedor von Bock. His official role was to train Russian propagandists for the German military. [2]

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  1. Wilfried Strik-Strikfeldt (1970), Against Stalin and Hitler: Memoir of the Russian Liberation Movement, 1941-1945, Macmillan
  2. Bob E. Willis Jr. (Academic Year 2004-2005), After the Blitzkrieg: The German Army’s Transition to Defeat in the East, School of Advanced Military Studies, United States Army Command and General Staff College, pp. 40-41