Günther von Kluge
Günther "Hans" von Kluge (October 30, 1882 – August 19, 1944) was a German military leader. After Stauffenberg's attempt on Hitler's life, Kluge committed suicide, thinking that Hitler would punish him as a conspirator.
- In spite of intense efforts, the moment has drawn near when this front, already so heavily strained, will break. I consider it my duty to bring these conclusions to your notice...my Fuhrer.
- July 1944. Quoted in "Why the Allies Won" - Page 170 - by R. J. Overy - History - 1995
- There are strong reasons to suspect that had Kluge not committed suicide he would have been arrested anyway.
- Adolf Hitler to Alfred Jodl