·The underground resistance to Hitler's Third Reich within Germany
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Cato Bontjes van Beek (November 14, 1920 - August 05, 1943) - From the fall of 1940 she and her sister Mietje arranged help for French prisoners-of-war and persecuted Jews. She was friends with Heinz Strelow from 1941 and had contact to Harro and Libertas Schulze-Boysen and other members of the “Red Orchestra” resistance group. Along with Strelow, she was involved in distributing the “AGIS” leaflet.
Admiral Wilhelm Franz Canaris (1887 –1945) was chief of the Abwehr, the German military intelligence service, from 1935 to 1944. He was among the military officers involved in the clandestine opposition to Adolf Hitler and the Nazi regime. He was executed in the Flossenbürg concentration camp for the act of high treason after the failed attempt of the opposition to assassinate Hitler on July 20, 1944.
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Mildred Fish-Harnack and her husband Arvid Harnack. They attended University of Wisconsin-Madison, moved to Germany in 1929, and promptly allied with the Soviets, becoming leaders of an underground Nazi resistance group called the Red Orchestra. Mildred was the only American woman ever to be executed on the direct orders of Hitler.
Mildred Fish Harnack (1902-1943) - Find A Grave...
Mildred Harnack: Together with her husband she formed a resistance group to oppose Hitler, which later was dubbed the "Red Orchestra" by the Nazis. The group passed on intelligence to the Americans (1938-41) and the Soviets (1935, 1940-42). On Hitler's orders, Mildred Harnack was executed at Plötzensee on February 16, 1943. She was the only American woman sentenced to death on direct orders of Adolph Hitler.
Erika von Brockdorff - (29 April 1911 – 13 May 1943) was a German resistance fighter against the Nazi régime during the Second World War. Brockdorff belonged to the Red Orchestra resistance movement. On the evening of 13 May 1943, she was put to death, by guillotine, along with thirteen other persons at Plötzensee Prison in Berlin.
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A dog lover, Admiral Canaris is seen here with two of his pets. "He loved his dogs and his horse almost more than any other living creatures. He often said to me, 'Schellenberg, always remember the goodness of animals. You see, my dachshund is discreet and will never betray me — I cannot say that of any human being...'"