Claus von Stauffenberg, the man who tried to kill Hitler on 20 July 1944. Stauffenberg was a Catholic and a nationalist. He understood that Nazism ultimately undermined Germany and that the mass killings were a crime against God and humanity.

Colonel Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg, German aristocrat, army officer, and architect of the failed Valkyrie plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler (c.

[ Valkyrie - 2008 - Directed by	Bryan Singer] ------------- German Army (Heer) officers General Friedrich Olbricht, Major General Henning von Tresckow, and Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg modified the plan with the intention of using it to take control of German cities, disarm the SS, and arrest the Nazi leadership once Hitler had been assassinated in the July 20 Plot.

[ Valkyrie - 2008 - Directed by Bryan Singer] ------------- German Army (Heer)…

SS Units Seize the Headquarters of the Conspiracy against Hitler (July 21, 1944) Stauffenberg and his co-conspirators hoped that news of Hitler’s death would prompt those officials to join them in overthrowing the Nazi regime. Sadly this attempt failed and all were shot

SS Units Seize the Headquarters of the Conspiracy against Hitler (July Where the Staffenburg led plot to kill the Fuhrer was centered.

The Conference Room at the "Wolf's Lair" after the Assassination Attempt (July 20, 1944) To bad this assassination attempt on Hitler failed.

July 1944 Adolf Hitler survives an assassination attempt led by Claus von Stauffenberg in East Prussia.

Remembering Today: the 20th July plot (1944) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/20_July_plot

Remembering Today: the 20th July plot (1944) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/20_July_plot

After the explosion.

20 July attempt to assassinate Hitler~inside Wolf's Lair after bombing

top 10 history turning points 20 july plot - 1944

July 1944 – World War II - Adolf Hitler survives an assassination attempt led by Claus von Stauffenberg.

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