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"Ackermann: I ordered you to station more men in section 4 so where are they?
Soldier: I have reports saying sections 4, 5, and 6 are completely empty!
―A Nazi soldier and Otto Ackerman discussing the lack of security within the containment wall’s facility[src]

Oberführer Otto Ackermann was a Überkommandant in the Nazi Party and target in Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus.


Before 1961[]

Ackermann was a very popular soldier, known for his bravery and valour during the insurgent uprising of San Francisco, in 1952. In 1958, he was responsible for the suppression of the riots in Pasadena, where he even risked his own personal safety, in order for the overall victory of the German forces. He was responsible for the deaths of twenty seven terrorists, along with the capture of fourteen.


"You never cease to impress, Blazkowicz. Pack it up and come on home. Grace out."
―B.J. upon Ackermann's death.[src]

He was tasked to reinforce security in the New Orleans Ghetto, after the atomic blast caused by the Kreisau Circle, detonated to aid them in escaping the Ausmerzer’s grasp. The wall was in desperate need of repair after B.J. breached it to get to the Ghetto. He is eventually killed by B.J. creating another breach within the wall, causing all of Ackermann's efforts to have been in vain, along with his life being ended.


Otto Ackermann has more character development than most Ubercommanders. Based on a radio conversation between Ackermann and another soldier on the other end, Otto Ackermann is a ruthless, strict commander with low tolerance for mistakes.


  • Despite the rest of his men wearing hazmat suits, Ackermann wears his normal uniform. This is perhaps to distinguish him from an ordinary commander.
  • He is one of the few Übercommanders whose face is visible.