Friedrich Fromm was aware that some of his subordinates were planning an assassination attempt against Adolf Hitler, he remained quiet and agreed to have a part in it if he became a top official of the new government after the mutiny. Against Hitler's orders to take the conspirators alive, he had them executed immediately by firing squad to cover up potential allegations that he himself was involved. He was executed on 12 March 1945 for failing to act against the 20 July plot.

Friedrich Fromm was aware that some of his subordinates were planning an assassination attempt against Adolf Hitler, he remained quiet and agreed to have a part in it if he became a top official of the new government after the mutiny. Against Hitler's orders to take the conspirators alive, he had them executed immediately by firing squad to cover up potential allegations that he himself was involved. He was executed on 12 March 1945 for failing to act against the 20 July plot.

Adolf Hitler, Erich Raeder, Wilhelm Keitel, Erhard Milch, and Friedrich Fromm at the funeral of Admiral Adolf von Trotha, Berlin, Germany, 15 Oct 1940

Adolf Hitler, Erich Raeder, Wilhelm Keitel, Erhard Milch, and Friedrich Fromm at the funeral of Admiral Adolf von Trotha, Berlin, Germany, 15 Oct 1940

Erich Raeder, Wilhelm Keitel, Erhard Milch, Heinrich Himmler, Friedrich Fromm, and Georg-Hans Reinhardt during Memorial Day ceremony, Berlin, Germany, 14 Mar 1942 (German Federal Archive)

Erich Raeder, Wilhelm Keitel, Erhard Milch, Heinrich Himmler, Friedrich Fromm, and Georg-Hans Reinhardt during Memorial Day ceremony, Berlin, Germany, 14 Mar 1942 (German Federal Archive)

Wilhelm Frick, Philipp Bouhler, Friedrich Fromm, Joseph Goebbels, Erich Raeder, and Erhard Milch at Field Marshal Reichenau's funeral procession, 23 Jan 1942

Wilhelm Frick, Philipp Bouhler, Friedrich Fromm, Joseph Goebbels, Erich Raeder, and Erhard Milch at Field Marshal Reichenau's funeral procession, 23 Jan 1942

Friedrich Fromm, is shot by a firing squad for his part in the July plot to assassinate the Fuhrer.

Friedrich Fromm, is shot by a firing squad for his part in the July plot to assassinate the Fuhrer.

✠ Friedrich Fromm (8 October 1888 – 12 March 1945) He was shot by a firing squad. RK 06.07.1940 General der Artillerie Chef der Heeresrüstung und Befh. des Ersatzheeres [Chef HRüst u. BdE]

✠ Friedrich Fromm (8 October 1888 – 12 March 1945) He was shot by a firing squad. RK 06.07.1940 General der Artillerie Chef der Heeresrüstung und Befh. des Ersatzheeres [Chef HRüst u. BdE]

Generaloberst Friedrich Fromm,

Generaloberst Friedrich Fromm,

1944-Friedrich Fromm (shaking hands with Hitler), and Claus Graf Von Stauffenberg greet Hitler before the assassination attempt.

1944-Friedrich Fromm (shaking hands with Hitler), and Claus Graf Von Stauffenberg greet Hitler before the assassination attempt.

Erich Raeder, Wilhelm Keitel, Erhard Milch, Heinrich Himmler, Friedrich Fromm, and Georg-Hans Reinhardt during Memorial Day ceremony, Berlin, Germany, 14 Mar 1942

Erich Raeder, Wilhelm Keitel, Erhard Milch, Heinrich Himmler, Friedrich Fromm, and Georg-Hans Reinhardt during Memorial Day ceremony, Berlin, Germany, 14 Mar 1942

_Friedrich_Fromm_auf_der_Jagd. This Day in WWII History: Mar 19, 1945: General Fromm executed for plot against Hitler

_Friedrich_Fromm_auf_der_Jagd. This Day in WWII History: Mar 19, 1945: General Fromm executed for plot against Hitler

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