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Stauffenberg: Portrait of a plotter

Stauffenberg: Portrait of a plotter

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We know too little about the lives of saints. If we knew more, they would probably not be saints. We know that St. Augustine was once a happy sinner and that he repented; But we don't know what the Virgin Mary was like when she had a headache. Perhaps it is best to assume that she never did since she was the Virgin Mary. Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg was the man who placed the bomb near Hitler's chair on July 20, 1944, and who was later executed the same day. According to history, he sacrificed his life for the honor of Germany. Without Stauffenberg and his circle, it would be even more difficult for Germany to deal with the recent past. The early biographers were therefore inclined to hagiography, although it must be said that Peter Hoffmann's classic report from 1998...