Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Pencil sketch of an anti Nazi By Dr K Prabhakar Rao


He was. Business man . After serving in WW I. In German army. He tok up to business. He was the uncle of Claus stauffenburg who put bomb to kill hitler .In the planning of the 20 July plot Üxküll was supposed to become the liaison officer for the military district of Bohemia-Moravia. After the plot failed Üxküll was arrested by the Gestapo on 23 July 1944. Üxküll gave the atrocities in the Nazi concentration camps as the reason for his involvement in the plot. He was sentenced to death by the Volksgerichtshof on 14 September 1944 and killed the same day in Plötzensee prison next to Heinrich Graf zu Dohna-Schlobitten, Hermann Josef Wehrle and Michael Graf von Matuschka.

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