“„Sie schweigen jetzt, Herr Freisler! Denn heute geht es um meinen Kopf. In einem Jahr geht es um Ihren Kopf!”
Wichard von Alvensleben (May 19, 1902 – August 14, 1982) was a German agriculturist, WehrmachtOfficer, and Knight of the Order of Saint John. Alvensleben was the commander of Wehrmacht troops stationed in April 1945 at Bozen, whence he led his troops to liberate the prisoners being held by the SS at Tyrol.