The portait of Ernst Jünger. Officer in a Sturmtruppen unit during World War 1. Wounded 14 times, he was awarded the “Pour le mérite” cross that made him the youngest soldier (23) ever awarded with the highest distinction of the Prussian Empire. He wrote in 1920 a masterpiece “Storm of steel” that depicted with style his experience of World War 1. Anti-nazi and captain in the Wehrmarcht during WW2 he stayed mostly in Paris, cultivating his taste for litterature and writing anti-nazi books and pamphlets. He met in Paris Picasso and André Gide. Close with Rommel that was one of his friends and red a part of his anti war writings he was tied with the plot to kill Hitler. He was saved by his outstanding military record. He was offered to resign from the army at the end of 1944 meanwhile his 18 years old son was killed on the Italian front. Commander of a Volksturm unit in 1945, he urged his men to surrender without fighting. Fond of French litterature he spoke French perfectly and with the most elegant style. What a man.

The portait of Ernst Jünger. Officer in a Sturmtruppen unit during World War 1. Wounded 14 times, he was awarded the “Pour le mérite” cross that made him the youngest soldier (23) ever awarded with the highest distinction of the Prussian Empire. He wrote in 1920 a masterpiece “Storm of steel” that depicted with style his experience of World War 1. Anti-nazi and captain in the Wehrmarcht during WW2 he stayed mostly in Paris, cultivating his taste for litterature and writing anti-nazi books and pamphlets. He met in Paris Picasso and André Gide. Close with Rommel that was one of his friends and red a part of his anti war writings he was tied with the plot to kill Hitler. He was saved by his outstanding military record. He was offered to resign from the army at the end of 1944 meanwhile his 18 years old son was killed on the Italian front. Commander of a Volksturm unit in 1945, he urged his men to surrender without fighting. Fond of French litterature he spoke French perfectly and with the most elegant style. What a man.

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