Hubert von Rebeur-Paschwitz

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Hubert von Rebeur-Paschwitz
Hubert von Rebeur-Paschwitz 1912.jpg
Hubert von Rebeur-Paschwitz with other officers in Washington D.C. in 1912.
Born 14 August 1863
Frankfurt (Oder)
Died 16 February 1933(1933-02-16) (aged 69)
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
Service/branch  Imperial German Navy
Years of service 1889 - 1920
Rank Vizeadmiral

World War I

The grave of Hubert von Rebeur-Paschwitz in Dresden

Vizeadmiral Hubert von Rebeur-Paschwitz (14 August 1863 Frankfurt (Oder) – 16 February 1933 (Dresden)) was a German admiral. In 1899 he served as the German Naval attaché to Washington and later in 1912 commanded a flotilla of German vessels that visited the United States. During World War I he was transferred to the Black Sea in order to command the Central Powers naval forces that had previously been under the command of Admiral Souchon who had been recalled to the High Seas Fleet in 1917. Rebeur-Paschwitz decided to launch an offensive into the Mediterranean Sea which ended in his defeat at the Battle of Imbros.

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