Adolf Hitler was the Nazi dictator who ruled Germany from 1933 to 1945. He initialled World War II and was the central figure responsible for the Holocaust.
Hitler (20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was Born in Linz, Austria. He led the Nazi Party, NSDAP, and came to power as Chancellor in1933. Under Hitler's leadership and his anti-semitic ideology, Nazi Germany embarked on the genocide of around six million Jews and millions of other victims. Here you find an automatic compilation of all DW content referring to Hitler.
On July 20, 1944, Claus von Stauffenberg tried to kill Adolf Hitler by placing a suitcase bomb next to him during a meeting of senior Nazi officials. Merkel said he and his co-conspirators were "true patriots."
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Fifty years after the first moon landing, we'll hear how images of the historic feat were beamed to millions around the world thanks to a radio telescope in the Australian countryside. We'll also mark the 75th anniversary of Operation Valkyrie — the failed plot by Count von Stauffenberg to assassinate Adolf Hitler.
On July 20, 1944, a German army officer named Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg tried to assassinate Adolf Hitler. The bomb he planted went off, but the Führer survived. Stauffenberg and his accomplices were executed immediately afterwards. But what ended up happening to their families? And, 75 years on, what do eyewitnesses still remember of that day?