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Claus von Stauffenberg (born as Claus Philipp Maria Schenk in Jettingen, Kingdom of Bavaria, German Empire, died in Berlin, Nazi Germany), he is also known as Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg, was a famous Soldier from Germany, who lived between November 15, 1907 and July 20, 1944.


Claus Philip Maria Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg was a German officer (Last Colonel of the General Staff) and the main opposition in the work among officers in the Wehrmacht against the National Socialist regime. He led the Wehrmacht-based assassination and coup attempt against Adolf Hitler in 1944, known as 20 July assassination. Stauffenberg placed the bomb in Hitler's own meeting at the headquarters Wolfsschanze at Rastenburg in East Prussia, but was arrested when he returned to Berlin by plane that night and executed by firing squad. Stauffenberg's immediate family were put into concentration camps the rest of the war and the youngest children were adopted. Assassination contributed to a serious weakening of Hitler's physical and mental condition and that Hitler increasingly distrusted Wehrmacht. In addition, a number of Wehrmacht officers were executed after summary trials in Volksgerichtshof led by the notorious Roland Frei Items.

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He is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 2 quotes who is written / told by Claus.

Related authors: Adolf Hitler

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Famous quotes by Claus von Stauffenberg (2)

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"We took this challenge before our Lord and our conscience, and it must be done, because this man, Hitler, he is the ultimate evil"
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"If our most highly qualified General Staff officers had been told to work out the most nonsensical high level organization for war which they could think of, they could not have produced anything more stupid that that which we have at present"