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Henning Von Tresckow
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Military Personnel
    (January 10, 1901-July 21, 1944)
    Army insider of Abwehr Conspiracy, the plot among German Intelligence officials to kill Adolf Hitler
    Joining German Army during World War I
    Left Army and pursued career as a stockbroker
    Rejoined the Army in 1924
    Became Lieutenant Colonel in 1939
    Took part in invasion of Czechoslovakia and Poland
    Later began plot to overthrow Hitler
    Planted bomb on plane carrying Hitler, but detonator failed
    Joined with Hans Oster and Wilhelm Canaris in 1943, plotting to bomb Hitler's meeting at Army headquarters in Smolensk
    Planned coup at Berlin Armory after failure of second bomb
    Killed himself after learning that the coup had failed
    He tried three times to kill Hitler and failed every attempt.
    He blew his own head off with a hand grenade after the third attempt failed.
    Like his fellow conspirators, he was strongly against the Nazi regime and its aspirations of genocide and world conquest.
    He vowed to overthrow Hitler after witnessing Nazi war crimes during the invasion of Czechoslovakia and Poland.
    Even after many failed attempts to get closer to Hitler so that he could kill him, he continued every possible avenue for the plan.
    He said: 'I believe Hitler to be the archenemy, not only of Germany, but of the entire world. In a few hours' time, I shall stand before God and answer for both my actions and the things I neglected to do. I think I can with a clear conscience stand by all I have done in the battle against Hitler.'

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