Sunday, July 12, 2009

Operation Valkyrie and the July Plot to Assassinate Hitler

Follow the above link (by clicking the title) to learn about the final failed assassination attempt of Adolf Hitler near the end of World War II.

It is an interesting story about a group of individuals who were willing to die based solely on their principals. It's failure shows not only the coup's military ineffectiveness but the failure of German citizens to rise up against a dictator.

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