unbekannter Gast

Bernardis, Robert#

b. Innsbruck (Tyrol), Aug. 7, 1908, d. Berlin-Ploetzensee (Germany), Aug. 8, 1944 (executed). Officer, from 1928 in the Austrian army, joined the circle around C. Schenk von Stauffenberg in spring 1944 which planned a coup against Hitler; on July 20, 1944 he gave order to the reserve troops to launch operation "Walkuere" which was to start the rebellion.

Literature#

F. Vogl, Widerstand im Waffenrock, 1977; K. Glaubauf, Robert Bernardis - Österreichs Stauffenberg, Statzendorf 1994.