Critic consensus: given the subject matter, valkyrie could have been an outstanding historical thriller, but settles for being a mildly entertaining, but disposable yarn. @disclaimer - i am not copyrighting from this film - i am merely showing this video for the benefit of youtube i do not own the rights to this video anyway.
This shopping feature will continue to load items in order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Fulfillment by amazon (fba) is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in amazon's fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products. On 20 july 1944, claus von stauffenberg and other conspirators attempted to assassinate adolf hitler, führer of nazi germany, inside his wolf's lair field headquarters near rastenburg, east prussiathe name operation valkyrie, originally referring to part of the conspiracy, has become associated with the entire eventthe apparent aim of the assassination attempt was to wrest political control.
On july 20, 1944, during world war ii (1939-45), a plot by senior-level german military officials to murder adolf hitler (1889-1945) and then take control of his government failed when a bomb.
Operation valkyrie (operation walküre) was an operational plan developed for the reserve army of the german army (wehrmacht heer) the plan was approved by german dictator adolf hitler, who intended it to be used in the event that a disruption caused by the allied bombing of german cities.
Ignore the silly comments of some critics who want this movie to fail schickel, ebert and the la times got it right if you're a world war ii history buff like me, you'll appreciate the fine effort that is valkyrie.
Encyclopedia of jewish and israeli history, politics and culture, with biographies, statistics, articles and documents on topics from anti-semitism to zionism. Directed by jo baier with sebastian koch, ulrich tukur, hardy krüger jr, christopher buchholz in 1944, in fear of a complete german defeat in the world war ii, a group of high command officers plot an attempt against hitler, and one of the leaders of the conspiracy, stauffenberg (sebastian koch), goes to a meeting with the fuhrer in charge of exploding the place.