Quotes by Wilhelm Canaris

About Wilhelm Canaris:

Wilhelm Franz Canaris was a German admiral and chief of the Abwehr, the German military intelligence service, from 1935 to 1944. During the Second World War, he was among the military officers involved in the clandestine opposition to Adolf Hitler and the Nazi regime. He was executed in Flossenbürg concentration camp for the act of high treason.

Author Bio

  • NameWilhelm Canaris
  • DescriptionGerman admiral, head of military intelligence service
  • BornJanuary 1, 1887
  • DiedApril 9, 1945
  • CountryGermany
  • ProfessionSoldier; Submariner
  • AwardsThird Class Military Merit Cross; German Cross In Silver