Last Hitler bomb-plotter dies at 90





Philipp von Boeselager, the last survivor of a failed 1944 plot to assassinate Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler, has died at the age of 90.

A German army officer, Boeselager said he obtained for the other plotters the explosive that was detonated under a table at Hitler's Wolf's Lair headquarters in present-day Poland on July 20, 1944.

A feature film about the plot, starring Tom Cruise as Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg, who planted the bomb, is set for release next year.

The blast only injured Hitler. Count Stauffenberg, another of the aristocratic officers who loathed the Nazis, was executed.


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