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Description: Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 32. Chapters: Carl Friedrich Goerdeler, Helmuth James Graf von Moltke, Sophie Scholl, Bernhard Bastlein, Kurt Nehrling, Robert Uhrig, Willi Graf, Georg Groscurth, Herbert Michaelis, Cato Bontjes van Beek, Alexander Schmorell, Hans Scholl, Christoph Probst, Karl Groger, Nikolaus Gross, Kurt Huber, Hans Conrad Leipelt, Fritz Goerdeler, Theodor Strunck, Barthel Schink. Excerpt: Carl Friedrich Goerdeler (31 July 1884 - 2 February 1945) was a monarchist conservative German politician, executive, economist, civil servant, and opponent of the Nazi regime. Had the 20 July plot of 1944 succeeded, Goerdeler would have served as the Chancellor of the new government. Goerdeler was born to a family of Prussian civil servants in Schneidemuhl, Germany (now Pi a, Poland) in the Prussian Province of Posen. Goerdeler's parents were supporters of the Free Conservative Party, and Goerdeler's father served in the Prussian Landtag as a member of that party after 1899. Goerdeler's upbringing was described by his biographer and friend Gerhard Ritter as a part of a large, loving middle-class family that was cultured, devoutly Lutheran, nationalist, and conservative. Goerdeler studied economics and law at the University of Tubingen between 1902 and 1905. Starting in 1911, Goerdeler worked as a civil servant for the municipal government of Solingen. That same year, Goerdeler married Anneliese Ulrich, by whom he had five children. During World War I, Goerdeler served as a junior officer on the Eastern Front, rising to the rank of Captain. From February 1918, Captain Goerdeler worked as part of the German military government in Minsk. After the end of war in November 1918, Goerdeler served on the headquarters of the XVII Army Corps based in Danzig (now Gda sk, Poland). In June, 1919, Goerdeler submitted a memorandum to his superior, General Otto von Below, c...