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21/07/1944 Stauffenberg and fellow conspirators are executed

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Operation Valkyrie

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People and Politics | From Traitor to Hero - Would-Be Hitler Assassin Claus Graf Schenk von Stauffenberg

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Valkyrie: an interview with the grandson of Claus von Stauffenberg

Stauffenberg, his aide 1st Lieutenant Werner von Haeften, General Friedrich Olbricht, and Colonel Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim were executed for their involvement in the German Resistance movement by a makeshift firing squad in the courtyard of the Bendlerblock, which was lit by the headlights of a truck.