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 (ro͝on′stĕt′, ro͝ont′shtĕt′), Karl Rudolf Gerd von 1875-1953.
German general who took part in the invasions of Poland, France, and Russia during World War II and was commander in chief of the western front (1942-1945).


(ˈrʊndstɛt; German ˈrʊntʃtɛt)
(Biography) Karl Rudolf Gerd von (karl ˈruːdɔlf ɡɛrt fɔn). 1875–1953, German field marshal; directed the conquest of Poland and France in World War II; commander of the Western Front (1942–44); led the Ardennes counteroffensive (Dec 1944)


(ˈrʊnt stɛt, ˈrʊnd-)

Karl Rudolf Gerd von, 1875–1953, German field marshal.
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Noun1.Rundstedt - German field marshal in World War II who directed the conquest of Poland and led the Ardennes counteroffensive (1875-1953)
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Despite pleas from Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt, the German command er in chief on the western front, Hitler refused permission for withdrawal.
German General Gerd von Rundstedt was racing through the Ardennes with 44 divisions and seven panzer divisions.
According to the documents, Britain freed Oskar Groening, known as the "Bookkeeper of Auschwitz," Erich von Manstein, Gerd von Rundstedt and Albert Kesselring, the Jewish Chronicle reported.
And after D-Day, as the Allies advanced through France and the Low Countries, it became a PoW camp, home to some 2,000 troops including top generals, even Gerd von Rundstedt, regarded by Eisenhower as "the ablest of the German generals".
The massive German counteroffensive, code name Wacht am Rhein (Watch on the Rhine), is often called the Von Rundstedt Offensive or the Ardennes Counteroffensive; however, it is most commonly referred to as the Battle of the Bulge by Americans and the British.
Peake suggested that they could include key German commanders responsible for the defence of France, such as Field Marshals Erwin Rommel and Gerd von Rundstedt, as well as members of the Vichy puppet regime.
He reported to Field Marshall Gerd von Rundstedt, which caused some animosities, since responsibilities were assigned by Adolf Hitler.
Characters in the book include: Stauffenberg, Hitler, Goering, Speer, Rommel, von Rundstedt, Kesselring, Raeder, Doenitz, Neville Chamberlin, Winston Churchill, and other British and German soldiers, sailors, airmen and civilians.
German Field-Marshal Model reported to his superior, Field-Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt, that the situation along the Lower Rhine was deteriorating dramatically and that, for the past week, he had been able to do no more than delay British actions.
39) Wehrkreis III Foreign Language Examinations; and Charles Messenger, The Last Prussian: A Biography of Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt 1875-1953 (London: Brassey's, 1991), 13.
Some of the best known and most senior German generals (such as Field Marshals Gerd von Rundstedt and Erich von Manstein) were also spared prosecution on the insistence of U.