Alfred Jodl

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Alfred Josef Ferdinand Jodl
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General Alfred Jodl
Born 10 Mey 1890(1890-05-10)
Würzburg, Germany
Dee'd 16 October 1946(1946-10-16) (agit 56)
Nuremberg, Germany
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany (to 1945)
Service/branch Wehrmacht
Years o service 1910–45
Rank Generaloberst
Battles/wars
  • World War I
  • World War II
Awairds Knight's Cross o the Airn Cross
Relations Ferdinand Jodl (brither)
Signatur

Alfred Josef Ferdinand Jodl (Aboot this soond listen ; 10 Mey 1890 – 16 October 1946) wis a German militar commander, attainin the poseetion o Chief o the Operations Staff o the Airmed Forces Heich Command (Oberkommando der Wehrmacht, or OKW) during Warld War II, actin as deputy tae Wilhelm Keitel, an signed the uncondeetional surrender o Germany as a representative for German preses Karl Dönitz. At Nuremberg he wis tried, sentenced tae daith an hanged as a war criminal. Jodl wis exoneratit bi a German denazification court in 1953. Efter pressur frae the US militar, the exoneration wis subsequently revoked bi a Bavarian politeecian, tho the revocation haed no legal effect.