Since the couple never had any serious marriage problems, it is believed Claus only wanted to provoke his mother-in-law to-be, just as he liked to provoke his superiors. These crimes must not be allowed to continue. 30 stycznia 1933 roku świętujący to wydarzenie mieszkańcy Bambergu zorganizowali marsz z pochodniami. which states, "Was it because Hitler was losing the war? [7][8][9][10], Like his brothers, he was carefully educated and inclined toward literature, but eventually took up a military career. George dedicated Das neue Reich ("the new Empire") in 1928, including the Geheimes Deutschland ("secret Germany") written in 1922, to Berthold. [15], While his uncle, Nikolaus Graf von Üxküll-Gyllenband, together with Fritz-Dietlof von der Schulenburg, had approached him before to join the resistance movement against the Hitler regime, it was only after the Polish campaign that Stauffenberg began to consider it. A bright student, at nineteen he became an officer cadet. [5], On 11 November 1919, a new constitutional law, as part of the Weimar Republic, abolished the privileges of nobility. ... Stauffenberg seemed to regard him merely as an incidental source of background information. |  Gisevius was understandably upset by Stauffenberg's attitude toward him. In 1913 he was involved in a skiing accident that left him requiring stitches on his knee. Few of us will ever find ourselves in a position to kill one to save the many: the classic utilitarian calculation. His father was Alfred Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg, the last Oberhofmarschall of the Kingdom of Württemberg. Unfortunately, he was wrong--the body was obviously not that of Hitler, who had survived with only minor injuries because the wooden support of the desk absorbed most of the blast from the bomb. He was born in the Stauffenberg Castle Jettingen between Ulm and Augsburg, in the eastern part of Swabia, at that time in the Kingdom of Bavaria, part of the German Empire. Daughter Valerie was born on his 33rd birthday. They also included civilians, even social democrats like Julius Leber, in their scenarios for an administration after Hitler. But he began to have doubts about the Reich after 1934’s Night of the Long Knives. count and Schenk (i.e., cupbearer)—an additional hereditary noble title. He wrote of Evans, "In the course of his problematic argument he walks into two traps: 1. by contesting Stauffenberg's "moral motivation"; 2. by contesting Stauffenberg's suitability as role model." Publicity Listings [32] He jokingly remarked to friends never to have really known what to do with so many fingers when he still had all of them. His two older brothers, Alexander and Berthold, were also twins. This court was established by Hitler for political offences. Was once responsible for the training of future Olympic Games horseback riders. Trained as a cavalryman, he was still able to break horses when, after his serious injuries, only three of his fingers remained. In 1989, Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev presented these documents to then-German chancellor Dr. Helmut Kohl. Can you help? Stauffenberg did not engage in any coup plotting at this time. His parents, Alfred Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg and Caroline Gräfin von Üxküll-Gyllenband, already had given birth to another set of twins, Alexander and Berthold (b. But I have no fear that this will not occur". Met his future wife when she was only 16. Von Stauffenberg planted a bomb in a conference room at Hitler's headquarters on July 20, 1944. Even if it fails, we must take action in Berlin", as this was the only way to prove to the world that the Hitler regime and Germany were not one and the same and that not all Germans supported the regime. See more ideas about vons, hitler, operation valkyrie. . The other two had been attracted primarily by a political ideology. Later in life he also refused to take morphine after he was wounded, to avoid addiction. Then they saw Claus von Stauffenberg, and tried to capture him. Stauffenberg's eldest son has said, however, that the children were told of the assassination attempt and their father's role in it by their mother. The traditional military salute was replaced with the Nazi salute. For his involvement in the movement, he was executed by firing squad shortly after Operation Valkyrie. August Neidhardt von Gneisenau is among his maternal ancestors. The father came from a well-known aristocratic Swabian family, while their mother, although born and raised in Austria, had eastern Prussian and Swedish roots. Four people died in … Graf Von Stauffenberg Operation Valkyrie Germany Ww2 Total War Lest We Forget Best Husband World War Two Historical Photos Photos Bilder von Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg Alle hinterlegten Bilder von Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg (geboren am 15.11.1907 – … Although Stauffenberg agreed with the Nazi Party's racist and nationalistic aspects and had supported the German colonization of Poland and made extremist remarks regarding Polish Jews,[14][15][16] he never became a member. "[24] Stauffenberg's friend, Major Joachim Kuhn, was captured by the Red Army. As a result, Stauffenberg was able to arm only one of the bombs. She was interned in a concentration camp after her husband's execution. "), in reference to Stefan George and the anti-Nazi circle. The war, and his injuries, had changed him from a strong supporter of Hitler's regime into a fervent opponent of it, and he became one of the most important conspirators in a plan by senior army officers to overthrow Hitler. [17], Moreover, Stauffenberg remained a practicing Catholic. Stauffenberg, his aide 1st Lieutenant Werner von Haeften, General Friedrich Olbricht, and Colonel Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim were executed before 1:00 in the morning (21 July 1944) by a makeshift firing squad in the courtyard of the Bendlerblock, which was lit by the headlights of a truck. ("Long live our sacred Germany! "Review of 'Claus Graf Stauffenberg. Stauffenberg had married Nina Baroness (Freiherrin) von Lerchenfeld on 1933-11-26 in Bamberg. Alfred Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg (* 27. Claus Von Stauffenberg summary: Claus von Stauffenberg was an officer of the German army during World War II. Unlike his fellow trainees, however, Claus was interested neither in philandering nor carousing--he preferred to study Russian parallel to his training. Learned to speak English to native level within two years. On 20 July 1944 the plot was put into motion. It had been unusually hot and humid that day. 3 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force [31] – and he received multiple severe wounds. Alexander was the younger twin of Berthold Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg. [19][20], Following the outbreak of war in 1939, Stauffenberg and his regiment took part in the attack on Poland. Reduced to a formula, he wanted the nation to remain soldierly and become socialistic (p. 503). Claus Philipp Maria Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg (German: [klaʊ̯s ʃɛŋk ɡʁaːf fɔn ˈʃtaʊ̯fn̩.bɛʁk] (listen); 15 November 1907 – 20 July 1944)[1] was a German army officer best known for his failed attempt on 20 July 1944 to assassinate Adolf Hitler at the Wolf's Lair and remove the Nazi Party from power. The young officer also became more and more successful in his career, and at his various promotions was often the youngest of his rank, due mainly to his variety of skills and outstanding organizational abilities. Tresckow began to recruit allies, eventually including Lieutenant Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg, scion of one of the oldest and most respected families in southern Germany. [44], Stauffenberg and Haeften quickly left and drove to the nearby airfield. [47][48] From the beginning of September 1943 until 20 July 1944, Stauffenberg was the driving force behind the plot to assassinate Hitler and take control of Germany. He left the room to arm the first bomb with specially adapted pliers. Claus von Stauffenberg, podobnie jak inni żołnierze, nie mógł głosować w wyborach. On 1 August 1944, for his role in the Plot’s collapse, Fliessbach was promoted to colonel. ", "Claus von Stauffenberg: Hero or Traitor? ... Stauffenberg must have been informed of Gisevius's background and it cannot have inspired his confidence. September 1860 in Amerdingen; † 20. In 1929 he finished his training in Hanover as sixth-best of his age group and as best in cavalry. He would quote George's The Anti-Christ when recruiting friends and trusted colleagues into the conspiracy. Was known to be very humorous and joked after only three of his fingers remained he never knew what to do with that many fingers anyway. Pregnant Nina von Stauffenberg, who barely had known anything about the plot, was taken into clan liability and gave birth to daughter Konstanze on 27 January 1945, in a Nazi maternity clinic. Stauffenberg was motivated by the impulsive passions of the disillusioned military man whose eyes had been opened by the defeat of German arms (p. 510). AKA Claus Philip von Stauffenberg. His wife, nicknamed "Nina", was born 8/27/1913, which made her nearly six years younger than her husband, in Lithuania (back then Russia) to a German-speaking family. The unit was among the Wehrmacht troops that moved into Sudetenland following its annexation to the Reich as per the Munich Agreement.[13]. Jednak gdy Hitler objął stanowisko kanclerza, zareagował entuzjastycznie. One of the few surviving members of the German resistance, Hans Bernd Gisevius portrays Colonel Stauffenberg, whom he met in July 1944, as a man driven by reasons which had little to do with Christian ideals or repugnance of Nazi ideology. Due to the heat, … They were patriots, dedicated to the nation from whom they sprung. Along with Henning von Tresckow and Hans Oster, he was one of the central figures of the German Resistance movement within the Wehrmacht. Hitler used the 20 July Plot as an excuse to destroy anyone he feared would oppose him. Juli 1944. [1] [2 Vojna biografija. Von Stauffenberg photo and image search. Although some of his fellow conspirators preferred just to arrest Hitler and take over the government, von Stauffenberg was adamant that the entire Nazi system had to be destroyed, including Hitler, which is why he volunteered to carry out the assassination personally, a task made easier by his recent appointment as Chief of Staff. [45], In an attempt to save his own life, co-conspirator General Friedrich Fromm, Commander-in-Chief of the Replacement Army present in the Bendlerblock (Headquarters of the Army), charged other conspirators in an impromptu court martial and condemned the ringleaders of the conspiracy to death. Therefore, it was possible for Helldorf to throw everything overboard at once: Hitler, the Party, the entire system. [43], Stauffenberg's part in the original plan required him to stay at the Bendlerstraße offices in Berlin, so he could phone regular army units all over Europe in an attempt to convince them to arrest leaders of Nazi political organisations such as the Sicherheitsdienst (SD) and the Gestapo. Among his maternal Protestant ancestors were several famous Prussians, including Field Marshal August von Gneisenau. He originally planned to place two bombs under Hitler's desk, but was interrupted and was only able to arm one of them. Stauffenberg had been transferred to the organizational department of OKH during the idle months of the so-called Phoney War (1939–1940, before the Battle of France). The difference between Stauffenberg, Helldorf and Schulenburg – all of them counts – was that Helldorf had come to the Nazi Movement as a primitive, I might almost say an unpolitical revolutionary. Claus Graf Schenk von Stauffenberg and his wife Nina leave the St. Jakob Church in Bamberg after the ceremony. They were tracked to their Bendlerstrasse offices and overpowered after a brief shoot-out, during which Stauffenberg was wounded in the shoulder. +3. The stone monument was placed there by the German government in 1996 to mark the exact spot where Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg placed the briefcase carrying an explosive devise meant to kill Hitler. Berthold went on to become a general in West Germany's post-war Bundeswehr. Then they saw Claus von Stauffenberg, and tried to capture him. In 2008, Konstanze von Schulthess-Rechberg wrote a best-selling book about her mother, Nina Schenk Gräfin von Stauffenberg. [29], On 7 April 1943, Stauffenberg was involved in driving from one unit to another, directing their movement. [49], Another central figure in the plot was Stauffenberg's eldest brother, Berthold Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg. He supported the occupation of Poland and its handling by the Nazi regime and the use of Poles as slave workers to achieve German prosperity[14] as well as German colonization and exploitation of Poland. A Grand Tattoo for him was held on 11/15/ 2007,ll which would have been his 100th birthday, in his birthplace. Stauffenberg entered the briefing room carrying a briefcase containing two small bombs. The grandson of the man behind the plot to assassinate Hitler talks to historian Alex von Tunzelmann. Canaris was the son of a wealthy industrialist. [28] The division, together with the 21st Panzer Division, took up defensive positions near Mezzouna on 8 April. Fromm ordered that the executed officers (his former co-conspirators) receive an immediate burial with military honours in the Alter St.-Matthäus-Kirchhof in Berlin's Schöneberg district. Only an immediate armistice could avoid more unnecessary bloodshed and further damage to Germany, its people, and other European nations. Who resisted the Third Reich and why did they do it? A charismatic German resistance member and would-be assassin of Adolf Hitler, Claus Phillip Maria Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg was born 15 November 1907, 1:00 a.m. CET, in the family's castle in the small Bavarian town of Jettingen (today known as Jettingen-Scheppach). Stauffenberg lived with his family in Berlin-Wannsee. In 1943, Henning von Tresckow was deployed on the Eastern Front, giving Stauffenberg control of the resistance. Became a member of poet Stefan George's circle of acquaintances, which was called "George-Kreis", when he was 16. Konstanze von Schulthess was born in prison, as her mother was arrested after the assassination attempt. Claus von Stauffenberg. His grandson, Philipp von Schulthess, will be in the movie "Valkyrie" which is about the plot. November 1907–20. 15 listopada 1907 w Jettingen w Bawarii, zm. [26] (lieutenant-colonel of the general staff), and was sent to Africa to join the 10th Panzer Division as its Operations Officer in the General Staff (Ia). Stauffenberg vacillated between a strong dislike of Hitler's policies and a respect for what he perceived to be Hitler's military acumen. Von Stauffenberg was such a man. [61], Stauffenberg married Nina Freiin von Lerchenfeld on 26 September 1933 in Bamberg. Nina died at the age of 92 on 2 April 2006 at Kirchlauter near Bamberg, and was buried there on 8 April. His mother was 15 years younger than his father. Claus von Stauffenberg was a member of the Stefan George circle from the age of 17 until the death of the poet when Claus was 27. [asked if he drank often or much] Gladly often much! The conspirators' motivations have been a matter of discussion for years in Germany since the war. Noble titles form part of the name only; noble titles may not be granted any more. Stauffenberg, Schulenberg and their clique wanted to drop no more ballast than was absolutely necessary; then they would paint the ship of state a military gray and set it afloat again (p. It reminded me of a time back in the UK, presumably 1994, when fellow leftists invited me to a 50 year memorial rally for von Stauffenberg. Surprisingly, he never had health problems because of his stressful and somewhat unhealthy lifestyle--he smoked several packs of cigarettes a day and also was "quite fond" of coffee and wine.In April 1943, now a colonel and serving in Tunisia, he was seriously wounded in combat--he lost his right hand, his left eye and two fingers of his left hand, in addition to receiving a leg injury, although it was not that serious. Was fluent in Russian, French and English and semi-fluent in Greek and Latin. Konstanze was actually born after her father's death. He later taught himself how to write with his left hand. Joachim Fest; Hitler – Eine Biographie; Propyläen, Berlin; 2. by Joachim Kramarz, Bonn 1967' by : F. L. Carsten, Martyn Housden,"Resistance and Conformity in the Third Reich";Routledge 1997;page 109–110. Following the plot's failure, she was arrested and imprisoned, during which time she delivered her youngest child. The location had unexpectedly been changed from the subterranean Führerbunker to Albert Speer's wooden hut due to the heat on this summer's day. In 1926 he finished school, by which time he had changed his career plans from music to the military and soon enlisted in the army, and after training was posted to the 17th Cavalry Regiment in Bamberg. Johann Franz Schenk von Stauffenberg was born in Lautlingen on 18 February 1658, the fourth son of Wolfgang Friedrich Schenk von Stauffenberg and his wife Anna Barbara née Wernau. He was executed on the same night, and more than 200 other conspirators met that same fate within the next few weeks (before being killed many of them were gruesomely tortured, which was filmed by their executioners "for posterity"). This requirement greatly reduced the chance of a successful coup. The assault at Sbiba was halted, so Rommel concentrated on Kasserine Pass where primarily the Italian 7th Bersaglieri Regiment and 131st Armoured Division Centauro had defeated the American defenders. Stauffenberg's mother was Caroline Schenk Gräfin von Stauffenberg, née Gräfin von Üxküll-Gyllenband, the daughter of Alfred Richard August Graf von Üxküll-Gyllenband and Valerie Gräfin von When he turned and made his way back along the corridor, they shot at Claus, wounding him. Unfortunately, in his youth he suffered from poor health, and it was likely that this contributed to his lack of ambition, which in turn contributed to his "average" grades in school while his healthier older brothers managed to be straight-A students. He led the Soviets to the hiding place of the documents in February 1945. [to Friedrich Fromm's secretary when realizing the July 20 plot has failed] They have all left me high and dry. They had five children: Berthold, Heimeran, Franz-Ludwig, Valerie and Konstanze. 513–514).[53]. He had served as a senior officer in the conquest of Poland in 1939, the invasion of France in 1940, and the campaign against the Soviets in 1941. With the missing fingers, he had trouble activating the time bomb he hoped to kill Hitler with. [34] Initially, he felt frustrated not to be in a position to stage a coup himself. The assassination attempt failed. December 31, 2020 at 11:30 AM. Nina and Claus von Stauffenberg were favored by fortune. Claus von Stauffenberg was a 'good German' amid a nation of demonised villains. In the final months of his coup preparation, Claus was often heard to quote George’s poem ‘The Antichrist’ – which eerily prefigures Hitler. [2][3] Stauffenberg was the third of four sons, including the twins Berthold and Alexander and his own twin brother Konrad Maria, who died in Jettingen one day after birth on 16 November 1907. [37], Kuhn became a prisoner of war of the Soviets after the 20 July plot. After the explosion von Stauffenberg saw a dead body being carried out of the building, believed it to be Hitler and notified his fellow conspirators in Berlin so they could put the second part of their plan into motion, which was to seize control of the government. It is believed that this actually happened because of disciplinary reasons. He only wanted to end the war in the West against the democracies, not the war in the East against the Soviet Union. In his youth, he belonged to Stefan George's circle and remained a disciple of the great poet for the rest of his life. He took part in the attack on Poland, the German invasion of the Soviet Union and the Tunisian Campaign during the Second World War. Nina and Claus von Stauffenberg | Bundesarchiv Bild via Wikipedia. Claus von Stauffenberg Biografický portál Claus Philipp Maria Justinian Schenk gróf von Stauffenberg (* 15. november 1907 , Jettingen , Nemecko – † 21. júl 1944 , Berlín ) bol nemecký dôstojník generálneho štábu, organizátor neúspešného atentátu na Hitlera . [22], Operation Barbarossa, the German invasion of the Soviet Union, began on 22 June 1941. Claus Philipp Maria Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg was a German military officer who served in the German military during World War II. These proposals were only directed to the Western Allies – Stauffenberg wanted Germany only to retreat from western, southern and northern positions, while demanding the right to continue military occupation of German territorial gains in the east. Stefan George’s influence on Claus was immense and life-long. [45], Stauffenberg was third in line to be executed, with Lieutenant von Haeften after. Stauffenberg's full name was Claus Philipp Maria Justinian, followed by the noble title of "Count of Stauffenberg". The secret grave of would-be Hitler assassin Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg may have been discovered on the 66th anniversary of the failed plot. The Valkyrie plan had been agreed to by Hitler but was secretly changed to sweep the rest of his regime from power in the event of his death. Berthold was one of eight conspirators executed by slow strangulation in Plötzensee Prison, Berlin, later that day. The overwhelming support, toleration, or silent acquiescence" from the people of his country for Hitler, which was also being heavily censored and constantly fed propaganda,[57][58] meant any action must be swift and successful. His military record was impeccable. On 20 July 1944, a 36-year-old German army officer, Col Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg, arrived at a heavily guarded complex hidden in a forest in East Prussia. Arrested and later executed shortly before 1 a.m. on 7/21/1944. "Gräfin von Stauffenberg: Abschied von einer Zeitzeugin", "Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg (1907–1944): Leben und Würdigung- Vortrag anläßlich der Gedenkveranstaltung zum 100.Geburtstag von Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg, Ketrzyn/Rastenburg, 22.Juli 2007", "Im Porträt: Claus Graf Schenk von Stauffenberg", Herbert Ammon: Vom Geist Georges zur Tat Stauffenbergs – Manfred Riedels Rettung des Reiches, in: Iablis 2007, "Germans against Hitler. Claus Philipp Maria Justinian Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg (15. marraskuuta 1907 – 21. heinäkuuta 1944) oli saksalainen Wehrmachtin upseeri ja aristokraatti.Yleisesikuntaeversti von Stauffenberg toteutti 20. heinäkuuta 1944 epäonnistuneen pommiattentaatin Adolf Hitleriä vastaan. After his arrest in July 1944, Berthold while being interrogated by the Gestapo, claimed that: "He and his brother had basically approved of the racial principle of National Socialism, but considered it to be exaggerated and excessive. When his turn came, Stauffenberg spoke his last words, "Es lebe das heilige Deutschland!" In 1943, Stauffenberg was promoted to Oberstleutnant i.G. Tried to kill Hitler in 1944. His regiment became part of the German 1st Light Division under General Erich Hoepner, who had taken part in the plans for the September 1938 German Resistance coup, cut short by Hitler's unexpected diplomatic success in the Munich Agreement. When Joseph Goebbels announced by radio that Hitler had survived and later, after Hitler spoke on the state radio, the conspirators realised that the coup had failed. This was a contingency measure to let it assume control of the Reich in the event that internal disturbances blocked communications to the military high command. Alexander von Stauffenberg, Claus’s brother who was fighting in Greece and had nothing to do with the conspiracy, was sent to Dachau and was able to live long enough to be liberated by the Allies. https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo/claus-von-stauffenberg.html He was quite the workaholic, although a contributing factor may have been his suffering from sleeping disorders. Berthold, Heimeran, Franz-Ludwig and Valerie, who were not told of their father's deed,[63] were placed in a foster home for the remainder of the war and were forced to use new surnames, as Stauffenberg became considered taboo.[64]. This fact was purposely left out in the movie. He further writes, "If then, as Evans notes with initial objectivity, Stauffenberg had a strong moral imperative – whether this stemmed from an aristocratic code of honour, Catholic doctrine or Romantic poetry – then this also underpinned his initial affinity for National Socialism which Stauffenberg misinterpreted as 'spiritual renewal'". "[25], In November 1942, the Allies landed in French North Africa, and the 10th Panzer Division occupied Vichy France (Case Anton) before being transferred to fight in the Tunisia Campaign, as part of the Afrika Korps. Evans writes, "Had Stauffenberg's bomb succeeded in killing Hitler, it is unlikely that the military coup planned to follow it would have moved the leading conspirators smoothly into power". "[6], In his youth, he and his brothers were members of the Neupfadfinder, a German Scout association and part of the German Youth movement. He was made a canon of Konstanz Cathedral in 1667. He was a "Graf" i.e. ** GRAFIN NINA STAUFFENBURG was the wife of * Colonel Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg , the leader of the failed plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler on 20 July 1944. Claus von Stauffenberg is in my lists of noble men because he gave everything to stop injustice. However, von dem Bussche had left the Wolfsschanze for the eastern front, after the meeting with Hitler was cancelled, and the attempt could not be made. Claus Philipp Maria Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg, Elisabeth Magdalena Vera Lydia Hertha "Nina" Freiin von Lerchenfeld. His closest intimate, from childhood on, was his brother Berthold. Search six million images spanning more than 25,000 years of world history, from before the Stone Age to the dawn of the Space Age and find the perfect picture for your project from Granger. [30] Near Mezzouna, his vehicle was part of a column strafed by Kittyhawk (P-40) fighter bombers of the Desert Air Force – most likely from No. 15 March 1905). The next day, however, Stauffenberg's body was exhumed by the SS, stripped of his medals and insignia, and cremated. However, when it was Stauffenberg's turn, Lieutenant von Haeften placed himself between the firing squad and Stauffenberg, and received the bullets meant for Stauffenberg. Official Sites, Wavy chestnut hair, very light skin and piercing blue eyes, One of the leading figures of the 7/20/1944 plot by German army officers to assassinate. Or was it to save Germany's honour? In 1944, Army Reserve Chief-of-Staff Col. Claus von Stauffenberg led a conspiracy to assassinate Adolf Hitler and overthrow the Nazi regime. When it became known that Hitler had survived, some of the conspirators lost their nerve and the plot failed. He studied in Dillingen an der Donau until 1675. Famous People of the History they died young! Claus von Stauffenberg was a 'good German' amid a nation of demonised villains. In the fall of 1943, however, he was back at work (now in Berlin) despite both his doctors' and his family's objections. [54], British historian Richard J. Evans, in his books on the Third Reich,[55] covered various aspects of Stauffenberg's beliefs and philosophy. Admired poet Stefan George and often quoted him. Four people died in … The Stauffenberg family is one of the oldest and most distinguished aristocratic Catholic families of southern Germany. Hohenthal. Auflage 2004; Page 961; harvnb error: no target: CITEREFHoffmann1994 (. Claus Philipp Maria Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg (pol. In his autobiographical Bis zum bitteren Ende ("To the Bitter End"), Gisevius writes: Stauffenberg wanted to retain all the totalitarian, militaristic and socialistic elements of National Socialism (p. 504). 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