Quotes by Claus von Stauffenberg

About Claus von Stauffenberg:

Claus Philipp Maria Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg was a German army officer and member of the traditional German nobility 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.

Author Bio

  • NameClaus von Stauffenberg
  • DescriptionGerman army officer and aristocrat
  • AliasesClaus von Stauffenberg; Klaus von Stauffenberg; Claus Schenk; Col. Claus von Stauffenberg; Claus; Claus Schenk von Stauffenberg; Claus von Staufenberg; Colonel Claus Von Stauffenberg; Claus Stauffenberg; Claus Graf Schenk von Stauffenberg
  • BornNovember 15, 1907
  • DiedJuly 21, 1944
  • CountryGermany
  • ProfessionOfficer
  • AwardsGerman Cross In Gold