Military Opposition

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  • Military Opposition
    • A series of defeats such as Stalingrad lead to discontent in the army that they may lose the war.
    • A lot of soldiers were not happy with the role of the Einsatzgruppen in killing the Jews.
    • 20 July 1944
    • Suspects were Von Staffenburg (main suspect), Ludwig Beck and Karl Goerdeler.
    • Von Staffenburg put a leather bag containing a bomb under Hitler's desk and when Hitler arrived the bomb exploded.
    • The bomb killed 4 people and left Hitler injured.
    • Around 5000 people where executed including 19 generals and 26 colonels.


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