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Gerhard Knaak

June 19, 1906 - September 04, 1944
Gerhard Knaak Gerhard Knaak 

Gerhard Knaak was a commander of an engineer battalion on the eastern front. In November 1943 he agreed to obtain the explosives for an attack on Hitler. After the failure of the coup attempt of July 20, 1944, Knaak was arrested by the Gestapo. He was sentenced to death by the People’s Court on September 4, 1944 and murdered the same day in Berlin-Plötzensee.