Elisabeth Adelheid Hildegard von Thadden (29 July 1890 in Mohrungen, East Prussia, now Morąg, Poland – 8 September 1944 in Berlin, executed) was a German educator who founded a private school that now bears her name, and an outspoken critic of the Nazi régime. She was put to death in the wake of the July 20 Plot, although it appears highly unlikely that she was involved in any plot to overthrow the Nazis.
Botho von Wussow (September 28, 1901 - May 25, 1971). Wussow was associated with the resistance circles in Berlin, taking part in the first meeting of the Kreisau Circle on agricultural issues at the home of Ernst von Borsig in Groß-Behnitz in 1941. Wussow also provided contact to Wilhelm Leuschner and was one of the Berlin resistance circles’ informers on the foreign policy situation. His wife was denounced in January 1942.
Count Fritz-Dietlof Graf von der Schulenburg brach nach dem Russland-Feldzug mit dem NS-Regime - Through his experiences in the Eastern Front he become a critic of Hitler's war. Growing anxiety and disgust the lawlessness of the Nazi régime, and he made contacts with like-minded opposition forces from a spectrum of political circles, including Prussian aristocrats like himself. One of the greatest friends to the circle at that time was Peter Graf Yorck von Wartenburg, another son of a…
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Ulrich-Wilhelm Graf von Schwerin von Schwanenfeld wurde am 8. September 1944 hingerichtet
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Gert Schramm (born November 28, 1928 in Erfurt, Thüringia) is a survivor of Buchenwald concentration camp, where he was the only black prisoner. He is the son of a German woman and an African-American father and was arrested in violation of Nazi racial purity laws. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gert_Schramm