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German admiral during the Nazi era who briefly succeeded Adolf Hitler as the German head of state in 1945. Wikipedia

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    • He was replaced by Karl Dönitz on 30 January 1943 who held the command until he was appointed President of Germany upon Hitler's suicide in April 1945.Kriegsmarine-Wikipedia
    • Hitler was succeeded by Grand Admiral Karl Dönitz as Reich President and Goebbels as Reich Chancellor.Nazi Germany-Wikipedia
    • Grand Admiral Karl Dönitz and Joseph Goebbels assumed Hitler's roles as head of state and chancellor respectively.Adolf Hitler-Wikipedia
    • When Goebbels followed Hitler's suicide by taking his own life, the reins of power passed to Grand Admiral Karl Dönitz as President of Germany.Chancellor of Germany-Wikipedia
    • Officers who believed in submarine warfare led by Admiral Karl Dönitz were in a minority before 1939.Wehrmacht-Wikipedia
    • Admiral Karl Dönitz, commander of the U-boat fleet, had planned a maximum submarine effort for the first month of the war, with almost all the available U-boats out on patrol in September.Battle of the Atlantic-Wikipedia

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