Top Ten German Leaders of World War II

The Top Ten

1 Ernst Kaltenbrunner Ernst Kaltenbrunner

"There is no human law or law of God or national law that states that any healthy being has to permit the snake to eat the mouse - but on the other hand, it is perfectly justified to defend the mouse." - Kaltenbrunner

"When I saw the newspaper headline "Gas Chamber Expert Captured" and an American lieutenant explained it to me, I was pale in amazement. How can they say such things about me? I told you I was only in charge of the Intelligence Service from 1943 on. The British even admitted that they tried to assassinate me because of that, not because of having anything to do with atrocities, you can be sure of that." - Kaltenbrunner

"The quicker humanity advances, the more important it is to be the one who deals the first blow." - Kaltenbrunner

"The colonel in charge of the London prison that I was in has told me that I would be hanged in any case, no matter what the outcome would be. Since I am fully aware of that, all I want to do is to clear up on the fundamental things that are wrong here." - Kaltenbrunner

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2 Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler was a German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, and Führer of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As dictator of Nazi Germany, he initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September 1939 and was a central figure of more.

Hitler told them all what to do and they listened

He started the war anyways

Hitler was is an insane maniac. Invade Poland and claim its land because your country is to small. Man I'm glad he commited suicide. When the leader of a military dies the military gets weaker and surrenders, and that's exactly what happened. If they did not surrender the axis could of won the war and had could have had control of Poland and a few other countrys.

The many parodies featuring him is the reason he's cool.But he cannot beat Darth Vader in a rap battle. - TopTener

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3 Heinrich Himmler Heinrich Himmler

This guy was a madman. He was the most feared German leader by a couple television shows.

Love dem glasses

4 Hermann Göring Hermann Göring Hermann Wilhelm Göring was a German politician, military leader, and leading member of the Nazi Party.

Heh Fatso Goring always makes me chuckle when I see a "now" and "then" of him from 1923 to 1945.

5 Joseph Goebbels Joseph Goebbels

This guy was unparalleled with his loyalty to Hitler. when everything else failed for Germany, he kept the German spirit and fought in Berlin's last stand.

6 Reinhard Heydrich
7 Wilhelm Keitel
8 Martin Bormann
9 Rudolf Hess
10 Joachim von Ribbentrop

The Contenders

11 Erich von Manstein Erich von Manstein
12 Hermann Fegelein
13 Otto Gunsche
14 Christian Wirth
15 Albert Speer
16 Erwin Rommel Erwin Rommel Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel, popularly known as the Desert Fox, was a German field marshal of World War II.

He was a great leader not only for the respect he commanded, but for the respect he showed to his men and opponents. Also a brilliant tactician even going to the extent that the enemy soldiers praised his prowess in battle

This guy was amazing! He is still respected today and countries are still using his tactics!

How is he not in the top 3?

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