Constanze von Schulthess, the youngest daughter of Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg, has written a book about her mother. It makes clear that, in contradiction of widespread belief, she knew of the plans to assassinate Hitler. Her mother, Nina was pregnant with Constanze while imprisoned after her father's death.
Col. Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg, the man who carried the bomb inside Hitler's HQ on July 20, 1944 in an unsuccessful attempt to finish the dictator. Stauffenberg was arrested the same day and executed along with some of his co-conspirators in Berlin. In all, some 5,000 people were murdered by the Gestapo and the SS after the attempt. In this photo, the helmeted Stauffenberg poses for the camera on his horse at 17.Cavalry Regiment in Bamberg in 1926.
Georg Conrad Kißling (July 20, 1893 - July 22, 1944) During the war the reserve major worked as an agricultural adviser at the Army High Command. In the plans for the coup, the conspirators around Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg designated him as liaison officer for military district XXI (Posen). After the failure of the assassination attempt of July 20, 1944, Kißling escaped arrest on July 22 by committing suicide.