hjmarseille: “ Kamikaze pilot Kasui Nuki-ji (center) with fellow pilots. Yet another Kamikaze who actually survived the war. The whole story is in the source link but its in Japanese, if you speak the.
Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist was the last surviving member of the failed plot to kill Hitler. As a German Army lieutenant, he was asked by the leader of the 07.20.44 assassination attempt, to carry a briefcase packed w/ explosives to the meeting w/Hitler. Von Stauffenberg placed the bomb but Hitler survived the explosion. Von Kleist was arrested & questioned for several weeks by Gestapo before being unexpectedly released while the others were executed, including his father. He died on 03.03.13.