Gunter d'Alquen

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Gunter d'Alquen (1941)

Gunter d'Alquen (German pronunciation: [ˈdalkən]) (October 24, 1910 – May 15, 1998) was chief editor of the SS weekly, Das Schwarze Korps ("The Black Corps"), the official newspaper of the Schutzstaffel (SS), and commander of the SS-Standarte Kurt Eggers (SS-Standarte Kurt Eggers. The honour title Kurt Eggers referred to the SS war correspondent and editor of the SS magazine Das Schwarze Korps, killed in 1943).

Life[edit]

Until 1945[edit]

Gunter d’Alquen was the son of Catholic businessman and reserve officer Carl d’Alquen. He attended grammar school in Essen and joined the Hitler Youth in 1925. In 1926, D’Alquen became a member of the SA and as a 17-year-old joined the NSDAP.


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Bibliography
  • Fellerer, K.G; Kämper, D.; Bremer, H., eds. (1972). "d'Alquen, Johannes Peter Cornelius". Rheinische Musiker. Beiträge zur rheinischen Musikgeschichte (A. Volk) (Nr. 97): 8. LCCN 63028740. 
  • Christian Kositza: 'Das Schwarze Korps. Die Zeitung der Schutzstaffeln der NSDAP. Organ der Reichsführung SS' über den Judeozid', Norderstedt 2013, ISBN 978-3-8482-2882-9.