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Freya von Moltke (vorn) mit ihrem Mann, Widerstandskämpfer Helmuth James Graf von Moltke und Freunden.

Freya von Moltke (vorn) mit ihrem Mann, Widerstandskämpfer Helmuth James Graf von Moltke und Freunden.

With the passing of Clarita von Trott zu Solz, the wife of Adam von Trott, the last living link with the German Resistance and the July Plot has gone. Clarita knew little of the preparations to kill Hitler – Adam kept her in the dark to protect her. But she knew from the start of their marriage that he was a member of the Resistance and heavily involved in what came to be called the Kreisau Circle. She was aware of the risks when he moved around wartime Europe, officially on Foreign Office…

Clarita von Trott: Activist whose husband was executed for plotting to assassinate Hitler

Clarita von Trott: Activist whose husband was executed for plotting to assassinate Hitler - Obituaries - News - The Independent

After the war he was left homeless when most of Pomerania was transferred to Poland and all Germans expelled. Kleist went into the publishing business and founded his own publishing house, the Ewald-von-Kleist-Verlag which became a leading German publishing house. He joined the Protestant Order of Saint John (Bailiwick of Brandenburg), to which his executed father had belonged, and was admitted as a Knight of Honour in 1957 and promoted to Knight of Justice in 1975.[

Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist, conspirator in plot to kill Hitler, dies - The Washington Post

Berthold and Klaus von Stauffenberg,Conspirators of 1944 plot to kill Hitler. Bertold a professor of internatinal law. Claus an army colonel.Bertold planted the bomb whichdid not kill Hitler. He was  strangled & revieved multiple times. His execution filmed for Hitler.Claus Shot.(picture of them younger)

The anniversary of the 20 July : Berthold and Klaus von Stauffenberg,Conspirators of 1944 plot to kill Hitler. Bertold a professor of internatinal law. Claus an army colonel.

This day in history: Feb 18, 1943: Nazis arrest White Rose resistance leaders. Photo shows Sophie Scholl and White Rose group.

This day in history: Feb Nazis arrest White Rose resistance leaders. Photo shows Sophie Scholl and White Rose group.

Élise Rivet was Mother Superior at the convent of “Notre Dame de Compassion”, where she not only hid refugees from the gestapo, but also used the convent to stash some weapons & ammunition for the resistance. She was eventually caught & sentenced to hard labor. She volunteered to be killed in place of another woman who has children and is taken to the gas chamber.

World War II : Unsung heroes of the French Resistance : Mother Elisabeth.

Élise Rivet was Mother Superior at the convent of “Notre Dame de Compassion”…

Johann "Johnny" Jebsen was an anti-Nazi German intelligence officer and British double agent (code name Artist) during the Second World War. Jebsen recruited Dušan Popov (who became the British agent Tricycle) to the Abwehr and through him later joined the Allied cause. Kidnapped from Lisbon by the Germans shortly before D-Day, Jebsen was tortured in prison and spent time in a concentration camp before disappearing, presumed killed, at the end of the war.

Johann "Johnny" Jebsen was an anti-Nazi German intelligence officer and British double agent (code name Artist) during the Second World War. Jebsen recruited Dušan Popov (who became the British agent Tricycle) to the Abwehr and through him later joined the Allied cause. Kidnapped from Lisbon by the Germans shortly before D-Day, Jebsen was tortured in prison and spent time in a concentration camp before disappearing, presumed killed, at the end of the war.

Adam von Trott zu Solz läuft lächelnd, mit einer Zeitung in der Hand, eine Straße entlang.

Adam von Trott zu Solz läuft lächelnd, mit einer Zeitung in der Hand, eine Straße entlang.

'Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist-Schmenzin, who died in Munich on March 8, 2013 at the age of 90, was the last surviving member of the plot to kill Adolf Hitler on July 20, 1944. As a young German officer of 22, Kleist volunteered to carry a vest bomb near Hitl http://www.99wtf.net/category/men/

Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist-Schmenzin was the last surviving member of the plot to kill Adolf Hitler

Hitler comes to visit one of the injured officers, after a failed assassination attempt on Hitler, July 20, 1944.

Hitler comes to visit one of the injured officers, after a failed assassination attempt on Hitler, July - Rare Photos of Adolf Hitler Page 2 of 2 Best of Web Shrine

Stülpnagel and Hofacker destroyed as many documents as they could to prevent fellow plotters from being implicated in the attempt on Hitler's life, but on 26 July 1944, Hofacker was arrested in Paris before he could go into hiding. He condemned Hitler, and even told Chief Justice Roland Freisler that his only regret was not having had the opportunity to carry out the assassination attempt himself.

Stülpnagel and Hofacker destroyed as many documents as they could to prevent…

Eberhard von Breitenbuch. Following a debate with von Tresckow, Breitenbuch agreed to attempt to assassinate the Führer by shooting him in the head using a 7.65mm Browning pistol concealed in his trouser pocket, having declined a suicide attempt using a bomb. A Condor aircraft was sent to collect Busch and von Breitenbuch and he was allowed into the Berghof, but was not able to carry out the plan because SS guards had been ordered  not to permit aides into the conference room with Hitler.

Eberhard von Breitenbuch. Following a debate with von Tresckow, Breitenbuch agreed to attempt to assassinate the Führer by shooting him in the head using a 7.65mm Browning pistol concealed in his trouser pocket, having declined a suicide attempt using a bomb. A Condor aircraft was sent to collect Busch and von Breitenbuch and he was allowed into the Berghof, but was not able to carry out the plan because SS guards had been ordered not to permit aides into the conference room with Hitler.

Paul von Hase. On 20 July 1944, after the failed assassination of Hitler at the Wolf's Lair in East Prussia, Hase ordered Major Otto Ernst Remer of the Infantry Regiment Großdeutschland to seal off the government quarter in Berlin during the subsequent coup d'état attempt. Remer later removed the cordon and Hase was arrested by the Gestapo that evening whilst he was dining with Joseph Goebbels. 8 August 1944, sentenced to death and hanged later the same day at Plötzensee Prison in Berlin.

Karl Paul Immanuel von Hase July 1885 – 8 August was a German career soldier and figured among the members of the resistance against Adolf Hitler's Nazi régime.

Admiral Wilhelm Franz Canaris (1887 –1945) was chief of the Abwehr, the German military intelligence service, from 1935 to 1944. He was among the military officers involved in the clandestine opposition to Adolf Hitler and the Nazi regime. He was executed in the Flossenbürg concentration camp for the act of high treason after the failed attempt of the opposition to assassinate Hitler on July 20, 1944.

Admiral Wilhelm Franz Canaris, head of the Abwehr (the German military intelligence service) and fellow conspirator

Peter Graf Yorck von Wartenburg is lead to his trial in Plotzensee prison by police officers. He was accused of taking part in the attempt on Adolf Hitler's life, found guilty and executed, all in the same day. | Location: near Berlin, Germany. August 07, 1944.

On August Peter Graf Yorck von Wartenburg was put on trial before Nazi judge Roland Friesler, and sentenced to death in Plotzensee Prison.

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