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[[File:Karl-von-shrak.jpg|thumb|249px|Karl Von Shrakenberg during the 2nd Civil War]]
Admiral Karl Von Shrakenberg was an [[Earth Fleet]] officer with a long and storied career.
He was the uncle of [[Erich Von Shrakenberg]], and acted as his nephew's patron during his rise through the ranks of the service. He died during an unsuccessful attack on [[The Resistance|Resistance]] forces occupying Mars in 2243.
==Behind the Scenes==
Karl Von Shrakenberg is, like his nephew, named after one of the few sympathetic Draka characters in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Domination Domination of the Draka] series of novels by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S._M._Stirling S.M. Stirling].