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Stauffenberg

Claus , Graf von. 1907--44, German army officer, who tried to assassinate Hitler (1944). He and his fellow conspirators were executed
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Von Stauffenberg and his fellow conspirators were executed within hours.
After his speech, the President was joined by the inspector-general of the Bundeswehr, Volker Wieker, in laying a wreath at the very site where Stauffenberg and three others were executed.
Ian Tweedy's most recent solo show was called "My Neighbors The Von Stauffenbergs." The title is not as fanciful as it may sound; the works in the show, all dated 2013, were inspired by the American artist's childhood, when he lived for a period in Berlin with his family in a building also inhabited by descendants of Colonel Claus Schenk von Stauffenberg, one of the authors of the failed attempt on Adolf Hitler's life in July 1944.
During the Second World War, as the Allied Forces begin to claim the upper hand, Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg (Tom Cruise), convinced he must save Germany from Hitler, risks his own life and that of his wife Nina (Carice van Houten) by joining the resistance movement and becoming involved in a plot to kill the Fuhrer and seize control of Berlin from the Nazis.
He was supposed to carry a briefcase packed with explosives to a meeting with the Nazi leader, but in a change of plan the bomb was planted by plot mastermind Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg.
If I were David Cameron, I think I would check under the table for briefcases, just in case one of them decides to emulate Herr Stauffenberg!
1944: An assassination attempt on Hitler was made by a German staff officer, Count Claus Schenk von Stauffenberg. He was executed, as were 1,000 other people implicated in the plot.
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Philippe von Stauffenberg, founder and managing partner of UK private equity group Solidus Partners, represents a group of private and institutional investors that backs the management team of DSD on the transaction, DSD said in a statement on Thursday.
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Herr von Boeslager describes how he led some of his cavalry towards Berlin to seize control if the Stauffenberg bomb had been a success.
I watched, appreciated the accuracy of the various sets, wondered how the filmmakers morphed the Air Ministry in Berlin into a computer-generated street scene of the Wilhemstrasse in 1944, but mainly thought about what might have happened if Stauffenberg and his fellow conspirators had succeeded.