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BONHOEFFER AND TRUTH'S GRAY AREA

BONHOEFFER AND TRUTH’S GRAY AREA

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the legendary German theologian, was one of the central figures in two separate and complex plots to assassinate Adolf Hitler – Operation 7 and Operation Valkyrie. This hero paid the ultimate price in fighting against Nazism, fascism and the so-called “German Christian,” leading to his martyrdom at Flossenbürg concentration camp exactly two weeks before it was liberated by the U.S. Army 90th and 97th Infantry Divisions and three weeks before Hitler committed suicide inside his underground secret bunker in Berlin.

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