Colonel Stauffenberg's execution pictures??

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Re: Colonel Stauffenberg's execution pictures??

Post by Hans1906 » 12 Oct 2020 18:38

awara,

only one photo is known, and nobody is sure about the origin, the photographer, the time of the photo..?

Speculations about not existing photos lead to absolutely nothing, what are your sources for more photos, that would interest all of us?


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Re: Colonel Stauffenberg's execution pictures??

Post by Hans1906 » 14 Oct 2020 14:41

Btw, looking closer to the above photo, there is one german officer using probably a camera.

The second person from left on the lower area of the photo, typical position of a camera, but this is only my guess...
All pure speculation, suppositions, nothing more.

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Re: Colonel Stauffenberg's execution pictures??

Post by awara pagal deewana » 15 Oct 2020 21:34

640px-Bundesarchiv_Bild_146-1972-109-18A,_Berlin,_Bendlerstraße,_Waffen-SS-Männer.jpg
By Bundesarchiv, Bild 146-1972-109-18A / CC-BY-SA 3.0, CC BY-SA 3.0 de, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5482710

This is also one of the photo taken the next day I guess of Otto Skorzeny (but not sure) entering the Bendlerblock.
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14 Oct 2020 14:41
The second person from left on the lower area of the photo, typical position of a camera
The officer you mentioned is probably holding a camera, but not sure. So every photo taken on that day or the other day cannot be accounted for or may exist but unpublished somewhere in the archives.
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Re: Colonel Stauffenberg's execution pictures??

Post by valkyrie » 15 Oct 2020 21:53

Gently pointing out there is a big difference between official or even unofficial photographers being on hand a day later during the clean up for propaganda purposes and one taking photos in the dead of night during a confused and unauthorized execution lit only by truck light. Both of these day after pics are very well known.

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Re: Colonel Stauffenberg's execution pictures??

Post by Hans1906 » 16 Oct 2020 09:54

Good morning to the topic,

probably Otto Skorzeny, but what was the reason for Skorzeny, to show up at the Bendlerblock at that time?
Interesting photo, photo is also shown on the german Wikipedia site about the Bendlerblock:

Bendlerblock / Wikipedia (G) https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bendlerblock

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Re: Colonel Stauffenberg's execution pictures??

Post by awara pagal deewana » 16 Oct 2020 17:32

As the BendlerBlock was occupied by the SS after the failure of plot, Skorzeny was sent by Himmler to stop any further executions(as in the case of Stauffenberg) and to secure the building. Himmler was made the Commander of the Reserve army by Hitler replacing Generaloberst Fromm.

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Re: Colonel Stauffenberg's execution pictures??

Post by von thoma » 17 Oct 2020 01:11

Maybe so it was

von Haeften tries to protect Stauffenberg
Of course it's a recreation, but in the absence of finding the supposed original picture, you have to settle for this
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Re: Colonel Stauffenberg's execution pictures??

Post by valkyrie » 17 Oct 2020 01:13

Any idea which film/documentary that’s from?

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Re: Colonel Stauffenberg's execution pictures??

Post by von thoma » 17 Oct 2020 01:22

Yes, from ' Secret plot to kill Hitler ' ( Discovery Channel )
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Re: Colonel Stauffenberg's execution pictures??

Post by valkyrie » 17 Oct 2020 01:56

Thanks

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Re: Colonel Stauffenberg's execution pictures??

Post by Hans1906 » 19 Oct 2020 16:00

Probably a final scene from the german 1955 movie "Der 20. Juli" starrring the german actor Herr Wolfgang Preiss as Stauffenberg.

The very best post war german movie about the July 20th plot, very recommended, excellent!

Der 20. Juli (1955) https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Der_20._Juli

Wolfgang Preiss Wikipedia (G) https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolfgang_Preiss


Translation from the german Wikipedia:
"From then on, Preiss was fixed on roles of upright and dutiful officers, similar to his colleague Wolfgang Büttner, among others in Dogs, Will You Live Forever by Frank Wisbar, in Sharks and Small Fish and in The Green Devils of Monte Cassino. Preiss also played roles of upright soldiers or dutiful, National Socialist Wehrmacht officers in numerous international productions, mainly in Italy and the USA. He also appeared in lavish and star-studded major productions such as Der längste Tag (1962) and Die Brücke von Arnheim (1976) by Richard Attenborough, directed by Otto Preminger in Der Kardinal (1963), alongside Jean-Paul Belmondo in Der Boss hat hat sich was ausgedacht (1964) and in Brennt Paris? (1966). In 1964 he appeared alongside Burt Lancaster in The Train, directed by John Frankenheimer, and in 1965 he appeared alongside Frank Sinatra in Colonel von Ryan's Express, alongside Robert Mitchum in The Battle of Anzio, and as Erwin Rommel alongside Richard Burton in Hunt for Rommel."

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P.S. Herr Wolfgang Preiss is well known for his many performances as the typical german "Officer/General", a modern war movie legend,
well remembered, a great actor.
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Re: Colonel Stauffenberg's execution pictures??

Post by valkyrie » 19 Oct 2020 17:04

That’s the one where they got the eye patch on the wrong side isn’t it? 😊

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Re: Colonel Stauffenberg's execution pictures??

Post by Hans1906 » 19 Oct 2020 17:27

JaJaJa...

Nitpickers ("Erbsenzähler") once again, did you ever watch the 1955 movie, probably never..?

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Re: Colonel Stauffenberg's execution pictures??

Post by valkyrie » 19 Oct 2020 19:21

Hardly nit picking LOL. A fairly important and basic error. Isn’t that the one produced by Falk Harnack, a relative of executed 20. Juli and Scholl Group resisters?

It was good. I also liked Aufstand Gegen Adolf Hitler with Bernhard Wicki.

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Re: Colonel Stauffenberg's execution pictures??

Post by Hans1906 » 21 Oct 2020 11:50

Good afternoon valkyrie,

you are right, the photo is a still from the 1955 german movie "Der 20. Juli".
Directed by Falk Harnack, starring german actor Joachim Preiss as Graf Stauffenberg.

Link, already posted above in this topic:

Der 20. Juli (1955) https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Der_20._Juli

Excellent movie, to me the best (semi-documentary) film about the July 20th 1944 plot, very recommended.


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