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Ewald von Kleist (1922–2013)

Ewald Heinrich von Kleist (1922-2013), anti-Nazi and post-war founder of the publishing company Ewald-von-Kleist-Verlag in Berlin, was a scion of an aristocratic Prussian land-owning, literary and military family. His father, lawyer and landowner Count Ewald von Kleist-Schmenzin (1890-1945) - who was a cousin of Field Marshal Paul von Kleist (1881... See full bio »

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 1955 It Happened on July 20th (military advisor - as Heinrich Ewald v. Kleist)
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 2009 Mission to Murder Hitler (TV Movie documentary)
Self - 20th July Conspirator
 2004 Offiziere gegen Hitler (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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 1995 Hitler: A Profile (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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- Der Verführer (1995) ... Self
- Der Privatmann (1995) ... Self
- Der Diktator (1995) ... Self
 1992 The Restless Conscience: Resistance to Hitler Within Germany 1933-1945 (Documentary)
Self (as Ewald Heinrich von Kleist)
 1973 The World at War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Self - Army Officer
- A New Germany: 1933-1939 (1973) ... Self - Army Officer
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1 Portrayal | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Heinrich Ewald v. Kleist | Ewald Heinrich von Kleist
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Von Kleist remembered explaining the suicide plot [in which he was to have worn an explosive vest to kill Hitler] to his father, who paused only briefly before telling his 22-year-old son: "Yes, you have to do this."

"Fathers love their sons and mine certainly did, and I had been quite sure he would say no," Von Kleist recalled. "But, as always, I had underestimated him." See more »

Trivia:

The producers of Valkyrie (2008), starring Tom Cruise, asked Kleist to serve as a consultant on the film. Kleist turned them down and is not mentioned in the film by name. See article in The Atlantic Times newspaper under Miscellaneous Links.

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