PG-13 | | Drama, History, Thriller
A dramatization of the 20 July assassination and political coup plot by desperate renegade German Army officers against Hitler during World War II.
soldiers in unison:
I swear by God this sacred oath: That I shall render unconditional obedience to Adolf Hitler, Fuhrer of the German Reich and people, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, and that I shall at all times be ready, as a brave soldier, to give my life ...
When the reserve army are rounding up and arresting Nazis, we clearly see - on the back of a truck - several men dressed In brown uniforms. These are uniforms of the S.A. (Sturmabteilung) sometimes called 'Brownshirts'. While its leader, Ernst Röhm, and his senior staff were indeed arrested and liquidated in 1934 ("the so-called "Röhmputsch"), the organization itself was merely removed from any political power, and not disbanded as has been previously suggested. Like all Nazi party organizations, it met its end with Hitler's Reich.
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