The last of the 20th July Conspirators, Ewald von Kleist has died.
He took part in the noble but ultimately doomed attempt to assassinate Hitler in July of 1944 and put an end to the war.
Ewald von Kleist - Telegraph
Had the conspiracy been successful history might have been utterly changed and the war possibly shortened.
An interesting interview with him in Der Speigel
Last of the July 20 Plotters: 'There Will Be Another Hitler Some Day' - SPIEGEL ONLINE