Friday, June 9, 2017

Pencil sketch of an anti Nazi by Dr K Prabhakar Rao


Colonel Georg Alexander Hansen (5 July 1904, Sonnefeld, Saxe-Coburg and Gotha – 8 September 1944, Plötzensee, Germany ) was an Oberst (Colonel) in the Generalstab (General Staff of the German Army) and one of the participants in the German Resistance against the Nazi Regime of Adolf Hitler. He was arrested when the plot failed and was dishonorably discharged from WEHRMACHT. he was tried by peoples court and was executed by hanging on 05 S pet 1944 at a Berlin prison. His wife was also arrested and children were sent to a home to be taken care of. She was later released before end of war and even after war ended West German govt denied pension to the widow claiming that He was discharged from army dishonorably.

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