Egbert Hayessen

Egbert Hayessen

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Egbert Hayessen (28 December 1913 - 15 August 1944) was a German resistance fighter in the struggle against Adolf Hitler, and a major in the army.Egbert Hayessen.Born in Eisleben, Hayessen grew up on the Hessian state domain of Mittelhof near Felsberg-Gensungen. In 1924, he went to Ro leben. There, in 1933 at the Ro leben Monastery School he did his Abitur. After his Abitur, Hayessen completed military training at Artillery Regiment no. 12 in Schwerin as a career officer and rose to major on the General Staff with General Friedrich Fromm, Commander-in-chief of the Reserve Army. Hayessen first learnt of the plot against Hitler and Operation Valkyrie on 15 July 1944 from Robert Bernardis. He turned away from National Socialism and took part in the attempt to assassinate Hitler at the Wolf's Lair in East Prussia on 20 July 1944, taking on the foreseen logistical connections between City Commandant Paul von Hase and Police President Wolf-Heinrich Graf von Helldorf.show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Claud Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135772031
  • 9786135772036