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Rare Images Of WEHRMACHT (German Army) During WW2
-- German soldiers: Part 1
-- German soldiers: Part 2
-- Wehrmacht Part 3
-- Wehrmacht: Part 4
-- Wehrmacht: Part 5
-- Wehrmacht (German soldiers) Part 6
-- Wehrmacht (German Soldiers) Part 7
-- Wehrmacht (German Soldiers): Part 8
-- Wehrmacht (German Soldiers): Part 9
-- Wehrmacht (German Soldiers): Part 10
-- Wehrmacht (German Soldiers): Part 11: The Motorcycles
-- Wehrmacht: Part 13
-- Wehrmacht: Part 14
-- Wehrmacht: Part 15: Marrying
-- Wehrmacht: Part 16
-- Wehrmacht: Part 17
-- Wehrmacht (German Soldiers): Part 18
-- Wehrmacht (German Army): Part 19
-- Wehrmacht (German Army): Part 20
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After several unsuccessful tries by Stauffenberg to meet Hitler, Göring and Himmler when they were together, he went ahead with the attempt at Wolfsschanze on 20 July, 1944. Stauffenberg entered the briefing room carrying a briefcase containing two small bombs. The location had unexpectedly been changed from the subterranean Führerbunker to Speer's wooden barrack/hut. He left the room to arm the first bomb with specially-adapted pliers, a task made difficult because he had lost his right hand and had only three fingers on his left. A guard knocked and opened the door, urging him to hurry as the meeting was about to begin. As a result, Stauffenberg was able to arm only one of the bombs. He left the second bomb with his aide-de-camp, Werner von Haeften, and returned to the briefing room, where he placed the briefcase under the conference table, as close as he could to Hitler. Some minutes later, he excused himself and left the room.
GREAT HISTORY BOOKS
D-DAY: The Battle for Normandy - ANTONY BEEVOR
Storm of War: A New History of the Second World War - ANDREW ROBERTS
Stalingrad: A Fateful Siege by ANTONY BEEVOR
Russia Against Napoleon by DOMINIC LIEVEN
FALL OF BERLIN 1945 by Antony Beevor
BADLANDS: Europe Between Hitler And Stalin by Timothy Snyder
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