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Johannes Georg Klamroth

October 12, 1898 - August 26, 1944
Johannes Georg Klamroth Johannes Georg Klamroth 

Johannes Georg Klamroth was stationed in Eiche near Potsdam as a reserve major during the Second World War, but also served as a counterintelligence officer in Denmark and the Soviet Union. His son-in-law, Bernhard Klamroth, was involved in the conspiracy in the military around Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg. On July 10, 1944 Bernhard Klamroth told Johannes Georg Klamroth about the conspirators’ intentions, particularly the plans to kill Hitler. After the unsuccessful assassination attempt on July 20, 1944, Johannes Georg Klamroth was arrested by the Gestapo on July 21, 1944. Together with Bernhard Klamroth, Egbert Hayessen, Wolf Heinrich Graf von Helldorf, Adam von Trott zu Solz and Hans-Bernd von Haeften, Johannes Georg Klamroth was sentenced to death by the People’s Court under Roland Freisler on August 15, 1944. He was murdered on August 26, 1944 in Berlin-Plötzensee.