Wilhelm Mohnke

 

 

 

Age: 90

 

Summary: former Nazi SS officer who was one of the original 120 members of the SS-Staff Guard "Berlin" formed in March 1933 and rose to become one of Adolf Hitler's last remaining generals from those ranks when he led the Fifth Company of the Second Battalion of the 1st SS Division Leibstanderte SS Adolf Hitler regiment at the outset of the Battle of France taking command of the 2nd Battalion on May 28, 1940 after the battalion commander was wounded, but who had served in the Battle of Berlin until the very last day of the war in Europe before he was captured and imprisoned for the last 10 years following the surrender of all resisting SS personnel still remaining in Berlin.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: March 15, 1911

 

Died: August 6, 2001

 

Location: Hamburg, Germany