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The Von Stauffenberg Plot

 

Mike Nicholas, BRLSI Member

11 November 2013

 

Operation Valkyrie was a highly audacious plan drawn up by senior German officers to assassinate Adolf Hitler during the latter stages of World War 2. The plot was the last of 27 known attempts on Adolf Hitler’s life during the course of the Second World War; amazingly, Hitler survived all of the attempts against his life.

Education: the next five years

A discussion held on 22 July 2004.

APATHY

A discussion held on 24 June 2004.

Introduction

EUROPE? How do we feel? What should we think? What are the prospects?

A discussion held on 27 May 2004.

Major integrative events in European history, from medieval warfare through nation-states, strategic alliances, competing empires, to two World Wars and a Cold War were mentioned. Then statements by major British politicians on post- 1945 European developments were considered. As well as others in Europe, the words of Churchill set the tone when the Marshall Plan was introduced to redevelop Europe.

THE MIDDLE EAST

Discussion held on 22nd April 2004.

TERRORISM AND LIBERTY

Discussion held on 25 March 2004.

THE FUTURE OF PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTING

Tenth Anniversary Lecture contributed by World Affairs Group, chaired by Geoffrey Catchpole

John Clark, Board Member of ‘Voice of the Listener and Viewer Ltd’ (VLV) on

29 October 2003

Can Blair Survive?

Discussion led by Geoffrey Catchpole

29 January 2004