ImageHerbert Sulzbach started his military career when he joined the German Army at the outbreak of World War One.  During the War Sulzbach kept a diary in which he detailed his service with the German Artillery which saw him take part in the Battle of the Somme and being awarded two Iron Crosses.  He would eventually go on to publish his diary under the title ‘With The German Guns’. As a Jew he was forced to flee Germany during the 1930’s and settled in Britain.

During World War Two Herbert Sulzbach joined the Auxiliary Military Pioneer Corps, later renamed the Pioneer Corps as a Private and eventually raising to the rank of Captain.  As the War came to a close he joined a program to rehabilitate captured members of The SS.  After the War he became a diplomat dedicated to building a close relationship between Britain and what was then West Germany.During his life he was awarded The Iron Cross First and Second Class, The German Cross of Honour, The OBE, The Defence Medal, The 1939-45 British War Medal, The German Order of Merit and The European Union Cross of Peace.