Henning von Holtzendorff

Jan 9, 1853 - Jun 7, 1919

Henning Rudolf Adolf Karl von Holtzendorff was a German admiral during World War I, who became famous for his December 1916 memo about unrestricted submarine warfare against the United Kingdom. He was a recipient of Order of the Black Eagle and the Pour le Mérite with oak leaves and was one of just six Grand Admirals of the Imperial German Navy.
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