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Rae·der

(rā'dĕr),
Georg Johann, Norwegian ophthalmologist, 1889-1956. See: Raeder paratrigeminal syndrome.
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Also in mid-September, the German Admiral Erich Raeder recommended that the invasion be postponed indefinitely, citing the presence of more than 30 British destroyers off the coast of southwestern England as one of the decisive deterrents.
ADMIRAL ERICH RAEDER TO ECONOMICS MINISTER WALTHER FUNK, 6 MAY 1940
Building on the lessons of the First World War, Admiral Erich Raeder (commander in chief of the German navy) ruled out building a fleet capable of challenging the Royal Navy, preferring a smaller fleet composed of "pocket battleships," cruisers, aircraft carriers, and submarines.
Grand Admiral Erich Raeder was leery of Canaris, who he feared was compromised politically.
Erich Raeder and Wolfgang Wegener both joined the navy in 1894, and both eventually attained flag rank.
Erich Raeder, who was to be head of the German navy for an extraordinary fourteen years and four months, would later be described by Vice Admiral Helmuth Heye (who, as a commander in 1938, served as First Operations Officer on the German naval staff and during 1943-44 would be chief of staff for Naval Command North) as a leader who set an example that his staff officers found both admirable and practical.
The naval policy that resulted reflected the pragmatic convictions of Erich Raeder.