Alfred Jodl

  • Born: (Germany)
  • Died: (Germany)

Alfred Jodl was a German general during World War II, who served as the Chief of the Operations Staff of the Armed Forces High Command (Oberkommando der Wehrmacht). After the war, Jodl was indicted on the charges of conspiracy to commit crime against peace; war crimes; and crimes against humanity at the Allied-organised Nuremberg trials. The principal charges against him related to his signature of the criminal Commando and Commissar Orders. Found guilty on all charges, he was sentenced to death and executed in 1946.

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