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
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.
Günther Smend collaborated with the military opposition and particularly shared the conspirators’ concern that the war would inevitably end in defeat because of Hitler’s incompetence. After the unsuccessful assassination attempt of July 20, 1944, Günther Smend was arrested on August 1, 1944. He was sentenced to death as an accomplice by the People’s Court on August 30, 1944 and murdered on September 8, 1944 in Berlin-Plötzensee.
This Canon was so big , - that the German`s was forced to lay track`s fist , ( Slavelabour )before they could get it in place . Imagine - - -They actually did that , - all the way to Sevastopol ( Crimea ) ... ! It came in action , and pounded the cities defenses to ruble , - and The German tock the city 1942 ...
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.
Karl Ernst Rahtgens (27 August 1908 – 30 August 1944). was a German officer in the Wehrmacht during World War II, and an active resistance fighter against the Nazi régime. His uncle was Field Marshal Günther von Kluge. Rahtgens, who held the rank of oberstleutnant, was arrested in Belgrade for his involvement in the 20 July plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler. He was sentenced to death on 30 August 1944 by the Volksgerichtshof and was hanged later the same day at Plötzensee Prison in Berlin.
A boy left his bike chained to a tree when he went away to war in 1914. He never returned, leaving the tree no choice but to grow around the bike. Incredible that this bike has been there for 98 years now!