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Gehlen, Reinhard

Born: 1902 AD
Died: 1979 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Military Officer, Spies

1902 – Born on April 3rd. He was a Nazi spy master, one of Hitler’s chief intelligence officers.

1920-1930 – He entered the German Staff College and was later on promoted to captain.

1940 – He became a liaison officer and was promoted to Major.

1941 – Was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel.

1944 – Was promoted to Major General.

1948 – Gehlen was awarded the Grand Cross of Merit by the Knights of Malta.

1956-1968 – He became director of the BND, West Germany’s intelligence agency.

1979 – Died on June 8th.