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.
Major Gen. Herman "Henning" von Tresckow was a prime mover behind the plot to assassinate Hitler on July 20, 1944. Originating from an old aristocratic Prussian family, Trescow was an early anti-Nazi, who never gave up trying to find a way to do away with Hitler. When the July plot failed, and while serving in occupied Poland, committed suicide by exploding a hand grenade under his chin.
Colonel Claus Philipp Maria Graf Von Stauffenberg. A leading conspirator in the 20th July Bomb Plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler at his Field HQ "Wolfschanze" in East Prussia. The coup failed and Stauffenberg and some of his fellow conspirators were executed in the courtyard of the Bendlerbock in Berlin Mitte in the early hours of 21st July 1944.
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.
Werner Karl von Haeften (9 October 1908 – 21 July 1944) was an Oberleutnant in the Wehrmacht, who took part in the military-based conspiracy against Adolf Hitler known as the 20 July plot. He is considered a hero of the German resistance to the tyranny of the German Third Reich.
General von Stülpnagel was one of the members of the plot to assassinate Hitler in July 1944.As soon as the bomb exploded, the general ordered the arrest of numerous Nazi officials and tried to convince Field Marshal Von Kluge to join in. Most of the rebels were German nationalists and / or they had a strong religious motivation.
Adam von Trott zu Solz (9 August 1909 – 26 August 1944) was a German lawyer and diplomat who was involved in the conservative opposition to the Nazi regime, and who played a central part in the 20 July Plot. He was supposed to be appointed Secretary of State in the Foreign Office and lead negotiator with the western allies if the plot had succeeded. Adam von Trott was born into an aristocratic Protestant Hessian family in Potsdam, Germany.