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The Other Germans #543901

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 03, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Munich, W Germany) Dachau cemetery of Germans beheaded by Nazis for their underground efforts to overthrow Adolf Hitler noted; group's role in World War II reviewed. Historical films shown. Helmut and Imi Kalwitzer's anti-Hitler work cited as example; Imi Kalwitzer mentioned later elected to parliament. [Helmut KALWITZER - cites difficulty in getting close enough to Hitler to kill him.] Attempted assassination of Hitler and their trial and executions, include that of Count Klaus von Stauf fenberg, recalled; Stauf fenberg's son noted accompanying President Reagan to Bitburg Sunday Field Marshal Erwin Rommel's forced suicide for opposing continuation of war remembered. [Mayor Manfred ROMMEL - notes lessons of courage and discipline learned from father.] No. Germans killed resisting Nazis, especially students from Munich Univ., mentioned.
REPORTER: John Cochran

Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John

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