Anton Schnack was a German writer. He joined the German Army when World War I began. He is one of the leading German war poets of the First World War, and has been compared with English poet Wilfred Owen. After the war he became an editor for numerous publications. He was one of the 88 writers who pledged their allegiance to Adolf Hitler in October 1933 in a Vow of Most Faithful Allegiance (Gelöbnis treuester Gefolgschaft).
Born: 21 July 1892 in Rieneck, Lower Franconia, Bavaria
Died: 26 December 1973 (aged 81) in Kahl am Main, Lower Franconia, Bavaria