Achim von Kries

Achim von Kries was a German military officer who served in the 1932-1935 Chaco War between Paraguay and Bolivia, commanding Bolivian armored fighting vehicles.[1] He was wounded in action during the second battle of Nanawa.[2] Von Kries later founded the Landesgruppe-Bolivie, the Bolivia branch of the German Nazi Party's Auslands-Organisation.[3]


  1. Alejandro de Quesada (20 November 2011). The Chaco War 1932-35: South America's greatest modern conflict. Osprey Publishing. pp. 35–. ISBN 978-1-84908-901-2.
  2. Sigal Fogliani, Ricardo (1997). Blindados Argentinos, de Uruguay y Paraguay (in Spanish). Ayer y Hoy. p. 144. ISBN 987-95832-7-2.
  3. Michael Newton (17 April 2014). Famous Assassinations in World History: An Encyclopedia. ABC-CLIO. pp. 615–. ISBN 978-1-61069-286-1.
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