Claus von Stauffenberg’s Quote
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One of the German Resistance against Nazism Hero, Claus Von Stauffenberg was executed on this date, July 21, 1944. We, the comrades of Unit 1012: The VFFDP, respects and honor him as a War Hero and we will remember him every year on July 21.
Let us remember him. We hope his story can be an inspiration for us to stand up against evil.
Claus Philipp Maria Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg, commonly referred to as Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg (German: [ˈklaʊs ˈʃɛŋk ˈɡʁaːf fɔn ˈʃtaʊfənbɛɐ̯k]), Claus von Stauffenberg, or Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg (15 November 1907 – 21 July 1944), was a German army officer and aristocrat who was one of the leading members of the failed 20 July plot of 1944 to assassinate Adolf Hitler and remove the Nazi Party from power. Along with Henning von Tresckow and Hans Oster, he was one of the central figures of the German Resistance movement within the Wehrmacht. For his involvement in the movement he was executed by firing squad shortly after the failed attempt known as Operation Valkyrie.