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The Hitler Conspirator: The Story of Kurt Freiherr von Plettenberg and Stauffenberg's Valkyrie Plot to Kill the Führer

Author: Eberhard Schmidt.

The Hitler Conspirator: The Story of Kurt Freiherr von Plettenberg and Stauffenberg's Valkyrie Plot to Kill the Führer

Author: Eberhard Schmidt.

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Item #: D32371
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 198
Publication Date: 2017
Publisher: Pen & Sword
ISBN: 9781473856912
Coming from an aristocratic Westphalian family, Kurt Freiherr, Baron von Plettenberg, served Germany as an officer in both world wars, yet never supported the twisted ideals of the Third Reich. Joining Claus von Stauffenberg's Operation Valkyrie to assassinate Hitler, Von Plettenberg was later found to be one of the conspirators in the failed plot. Eberhard ... More
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Coming from an aristocratic Westphalian family, Kurt Freiherr, Baron von Plettenberg, served Germany as an officer in both world wars, yet never supported the twisted ideals of the Third Reich. Joining Claus von Stauffenberg's Operation Valkyrie to assassinate Hitler, Von Plettenberg was later found to be one of the conspirators in the failed plot. Eberhard Schmidt tells his remarkable story, revealing what happened when Von Plettenberg was faced with the terrible decision to betray his comrades under torture, or to do what his personal honor dictated.


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