It turns out the name belonged to a real-world resistance fighter, not a Nazi.

One of the new Elite soldiers in Battlefield V is getting a name change from EA and DICE. The new Elite, Wilhelm Franke, is the current name of one of the pre-built soldiers players can purchase for real money to use in multiplayer.

This character in Battlefield V is a German that fights for the Axis, aka "the baddies." Or to say it another way: He's a Nazi. In real life, Wilhelm Franke was the name of an anti-fascist resistance fighter during WWII. He fought in Dresden and was arrested...