Helmuth Stieff (6 June 1901 – 8 August 1944) was a German general and a member of the OKH (German Army General Staff) during World War II. He took part in attempts by the German resistance to assassinate Adolf Hitler, on July 7 and on July 20, 1944. He was hung for his part in the July 20, 1944 plot against Hitler
Erich Hoepner (September 14, 1886 - August 8, 1944) was a German general in World War II. A successful panzer leader, Hoepner was implicated in the failed July 20 Plot against Adolf Hitler and executed in 1944.
Friedrich Fromm (8 October 1888 – 12 March 1945) was a German army officer. A recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, he was executed for failing to act against the 20 July plot to assassinate Hitler.
Hans Speidel (1897-1984) was a World War II German general (ca. 1944). Speidel was appalled by Nazi racial policies and was a key conspirator in the 1944 plot to kill Hitler. He was arrested by the Gestapo, but he admitted nothing and betrayed no one. Freed by French troops in April 1945, he was the only one of the inner circle not to die by execution or suicide. He was involved in creating the postwar Bundeswehr, and was named Commander-in-Chief of NATO ground forces in Central Europe in…
*Late 1930's - German, Austrian and Czechoslovakian children of Jewish descent were permitted to leave their countries and families on the Kindertransport; a train bound for Britain. These children ranged in age from infant to 17. Many never saw their parents again."
SS Standartenführer Heinz Harmel, regimental commander of the 2nd SS Panzer Division Das Reich being awarded Oak Leaves to the Knights Cross of the Iron Cross, as 296th soldier of the German Wehrmacht on 12/09/1943.