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Adm Wilhelm Franz Canaris
Birth: Jan. 1, 1887
Aplerbeckermark
Dortmunder Stadtkreis
Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Death: Apr. 9, 1945
Bavaria (Bayern), Germany

World War II German Navy Admiral. He was chief of the counter-intelligence service in the German military, and active in the German resistance against Nazi dictator Adolph Hitler. He played a major role in the bomb plot to kill Hitler in July 1944, for which he was arrested by the Gestapo and sent to Flossenburg Concentration Camp, where he was executed for treason just before the end of the war. (bio by: Geoff Walden) 
 
Burial:
Flossenbürg Concentration Camp Memorial *
Flossenburg
Neustadt an der Waldnaab Landkreis
Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
*Cenotaph [?]
 
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Record added: Feb 11, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 20229
Adm Wilhelm Franz Canaris
Added by: Ron Moody
 
Adm Wilhelm Franz Canaris
Added by: Frank Klaassen
 
Adm Wilhelm Franz Canaris
Added by: Geoff Walden
 
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