Wolfgang Willrich: An Artist of the Third Reich

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One of the Third Reich’s most famous artists was Wolfgang Willrich.

Born on March 31, 1897 from a long line of peasant stock, Willrich displayed artistic while still very young.

When he went to college in 1915 in Berlin, he viewed the art trends as decadent. In 1916 he was drafted and served as a non-com in the 251st Infantry Regiment.

He was awarded the Iron Cross on the Western Front.

Read more here from The Daily Archives

Read about WWII here

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