Gerhard ("Gerd") Helmuth Detloff Graf von Schwerin (1899-1980) was a German general in charge of the formidable 116th Panzer Division during the Battle of Aachen in October 1944. He attempted to surrender the city to the Americans but failed. He was arrested for treason but was sent to fight in Italy. After the war and a brief incarceration, he served as the chief rearmament officer in the West German government and as a senior advisor on military policy until his death in 1980.
Rudolf von Ribbentrop was the son of the former Secretary of the Reich Joachim von Ribbentrop. He received the Knight's cross for his efforts in the battle in the Kursk salient. Mr by Ribbentrop is still top fit despite his old age.