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    On 20 July 1944, an attempt was made to assassinate Adolf Hitler, Führer of the Third Reich, inside his Wolf's Lair field headquarters near Rastenburg, East Prussia. The plot was the culmination of the efforts of several groups in the German Resistance to overthrow the Nazi-led German government. The failure of both the assassination and the military coup d'état which was planned to follow it led to the arrest of at least 7,000 people by the Gestapo.

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      July 20, 1944 – World War II- Adolf Hitler survives an assassination attempt led by German Claus von Stauffenberg.

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      Operation Valkyrie - On July 20, 1944, Adolf Hitler escaped death after a bomb planted by Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg exploded at Hitler's Wolf's Lair field headquarters near the east Prussian town of Rastenburg.

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      Operation Valkyrie. 1944 - Adolf Hitler escaped death after a bomb planted by Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg exploded at his military HQ in Rastenberg.

    • Susan Smith

      This is the story of how a national emergency plan to disarm the SS was used to plan an assassination attempt against Adolf Hitler. Operation...

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      Bundesarchiv Bild 146-1972-025-10, Hitler-Attentat, 20. Juli 1944 - Atentado de 20 de julho – Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre

    • Carl Andrew Horn

      Inspecting the remnants of the July 20th 1944 bomb,an attempt on Der Führer Adolf Hitler .( pined on July 20th 2013 it was on my mind all day ,"why do I know this date?" LoL)7000 Arrests were made resulting in 4980 being executed .

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      8 November 1939 Hitler survives assassination attempt On this day in 1939, on the 16th anniversary of Hitler’s Beer Hall Putsch, a bomb explodes just after Hitler has finished giving a speech. He was unharmed.

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      Bundesarchiv Bild 146-1972-025-10, Hitler-Attentat, 20. Juli 1944 - 20 July plot - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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