Dictator Hitler at a briefing with generals (in March 1945): The failure of the July of 20 is one of the great tragedies ss uniforms of the last century
Hitler assassin Graf Stauffenberg (1934) "he offered a proud picture" ULLSTEIN BILDERDIENST – Foundation 20 July 1944
Location Warren after the bomb explosion prelude to the coup ULLSTEIN BILDERDIENST
Destroyed position table after the assassination *: the massive support saved the "leader" NATIONAL ARCHIVES
Hitler at an arms show in the Wolf Hill (1943): "No officer who flips the pig finds in the Fhrer?" WALTER FRENTZ
HANS SCHALLER / THE MIRROR
The national-conservative ex-Mayor (1930-1937) of Leipzig, Carl Friedrich Goerdeler (1884-1945) wrote several memorials for a reorganization of Germany after Hitler’s fall. He became the focus of civil resistance and was intended to be Chancellor. Executed on 2 February 1945.
The lawyer worked after war broke out as experts on international law in the OKW Helmuth James Graf von Moltke (1907-1945). On his Silesian estate of Kreisau, he gathered important resistance fighters. Betrayal led early 1944 Moltke arrest. Because of close ties to the July 20, he was executed early in 1945.
Ludwig Beck (1880-1944) off protest against Hitler’s war policy resigned in 1938 Beck only General still in peace. First hesitantly, the ex-Chief of staff of the army took part in the conspiracy; He was to become Governor. Shot on 20 July 1944 after suicide attempt.
Henning von Tresckow (1901-1944) initial for the Nazis, the regular officer was early opposition to Hitler. From 1942 he planned several ww2 uniforms attacks against the dictator. With Stauffenberg, he worked to the "Valkyrie" plans for a coup. After the failure of the major-General with a hand grenade killed himself.
Ulrich von Hassell (1881-1944) was lawyer and diplomat, recalled Ambassador to Rome in 1938. Hassell mediated between the various conservative and bourgeois resistance groups. On Kabinettslisten of resistance as the future Foreign Minister. Executed on 8 September 1944.
Friedrich Olbricht (1888-1944) as Chief of the General Army Office was the General Logistics head of the Berlin conspirators. To plan the assassination with Stauffenberg, he hired him as Chief of staff to itself. Olbricht with sparked the "Valkyrie" command. Shot on the night of the July 21 in the Bendlerblock.
Peter Graf Yorck von Wartenburg (1904-1944) the lawyer and reserve officer in the military economic Office, was considered the heart of the Kreisau Circle. The resistance, he supported Christian convictions is met in his apartment. The cousin of Stauffenberg was sentenced on 8 August 1944 and executed.
The former SPD Reichstag deputies Julius Leber (1891-1945) four year NS sentence already had behind him, when he joined the Kreisau Circle and opened the resistance movement to the left. Liver was as Chancellor in the conversation, but was arrested before 20 July. Executed on 5 January 1945.
Easily hurt Hitler after the assassination *: "You hear me?" "I live so!" CORBIS
Pliers to the arm of the bomb, remains, unused explosives A cracking lump played fate of NATIONAL ARCHIVES
Destroyed Dresden (in February 1945): an a waffen ss uniform successful attack would have saved millions of KARL H?FFKES
Commemoration in the Bendlerblock in Berlin (1998): "The July 20 has arrived" BERND SETTNIK / DPA