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Wayne Bowen asked for information on three German officers. > Admiral Gadow (attached to the Kriegsmarine in Berlin?) I'm afraid my information on Rear Admiral Gadow is rather limited. Reinhold Gadow was born in 1882, was a member of the 1900 Class (with Otto Groos), was a POW in Britain for most of the First World War, and was a staff officer in the navy in the 1920s. He wrote a history of the German navy in 1936, and served as the editor of _Marine-Rundschau_ in the 1930s. If anyone remembers the earlier discussion over German plans to invade Denmark in Norway in the First World War as proposed by Wolfgang Wegener, then they might be interested to know that Gadow was one of Wegener's fiercest critics in the interwar period. He was promoted to the rank of Rear Admiral in 1942, so he was probably still a Captain in 1940. I'm sorry I have no further information on Gadow's career. For dates and postings, I might suggest consulting Hans H. Hildebrand & Ernest Henriot, eds., _Deutschlands Admirale 1849-1945_, Biblio Verlag: Osnabrueck; the first three volumes published in 1988 and a fourth in 1993. You'll want Volume 1. I believe there's a similar compendium for German generals, but I'll stand corrected if my memory is faulty. Hope this helps. David H. Olivier Ph.D candidate Department of History University of Saskatchewan