April 9, 1945

Bonhoeffer Memorial in Flossenbürg
Bonhoeffer Memorial in Flossenbürg

2 Timothy 1:7
[For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline.]

In resistance against dictatorship and terror, they gave their lives for freedom, justice and human dignity.

Pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Admiral Wilhelm Canaris
Captain Ludwig Gehre
Major General Hans Oster
General of Artillery Friederich von Rabenau
Judge Advocate General Dr. Karl Sack
Captain Dr. Theodor Strünck

Murdered on 9 April 1945

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On Dietrich Bohoeffer, see also:

Bonhoeffer at Ettal
Bonhoeffer in Berlin and Buchenwald
Bonhoeffer at Flossenbürg
Bonhoeffer, Pacifism and Assassination
Bonhoeffer on Community
Bonhoeffer on the Psalms
Bonhoeffer Named Martyr by United Methodist Church

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