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Major Alfred Fletcher

Alfred Fletcher (Lampersdorf, 20 January 1875 – Herzogenaurach, 20 September 1959) was a German soldier, Major and politician.

Life[edit | edit source]

Fletcher fought as a soldier in World War I. After the capitulation in November 1918 he became active in the Baltic states as commander of the pro-German Baltische Landeswehr.[1] For a short while he was military governor of Riga. After the defeat of his forces in the Latvian war of independence, he returned to Germany and entered politics as a member of the German National People's Party.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Nigel Jones, The Birth of the Nazis: How the Freikorps Blazed a Trail for Hitler, Constable & Robinson, 2004, pp. 167-169

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