A few weeks after Germany's surrender, Yank Magazine correspondent Howard Katzander, spent some time among the prisoners of the Patton's Third Army where he happened upon a German senior officer who was in a very talkative mood:
"The story he was telling was the story of why the war did not end last July. It was the story of the attempt to assassinate Hitler and he knew all about it. Because this was Lieutenant Colonel Wilhelm Kuebart, a member of the Wermacht General Staff, and one of the original plotters."
One of the highly placed government functionaries picked up with the other conspirators was Hitler's primary economist, Click here to read about him
CLICK HERE to read an article from 1923 about the ambitious Adolf Hitler.