On 8 August 1944, eight of the army officers who tried to assassinate Hitler in a bomb plot, were found guilty by the People’s Court and hanged the same day.
To mark this massive ‘What if?…’ episode, here is a newspaper story (published on 9 August 1944) that reports on the plot, trial and executions of the brave officers.
Dundee Courier – Wednesday 09 August 1944
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