Monday, July 24, 2017

Pencil sketch of an anti Nazi by Dr K Prabhakar Rao


He was from a aristocratic princely family and he joined SS and reached rank of Maj General in SS. he was against continuing the WW II and accordingly he made efforts to gather opinions of German aristocracy and desired to negotiate with allies. He was also in touch with Nazi resistance fighters. he was aware of the plot to assassinate Hitler bit was not involved.After the failure of the plot on 20 July 1944 he was not arrested but sent to Sachsnhausen concentration camp. He was not tortured there and was well treated. He was liberated by the soviets when they over ran Berlin.

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