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* ''Anime/ValkyrieDriveMermaid'', the anime portion of Marvelous's Valkyrie Drive project.
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* {{Valkyries}}: The divine beings from NorseMythology.

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* {{Valkyries}}: The divine beings from NorseMythology.Myth/NorseMythology.
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* ''Film/{{Valkyrie}}'': A 2008 film starring TomCruise

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* VF-1 Valkyrie, the iconic TransformingMecha of ''SuperDimensionFortressMacross''

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* VF-1 Valkyrie, the iconic TransformingMecha of ''SuperDimensionFortressMacross''
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* ''Theatre/TheValkyrie'': The second of the four operas comprising ''Theatre/DerRingDesNibelungen''.

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* ''Theatre/TheValkyrie'': The second of the four operas comprising ''Theatre/DerRingDesNibelungen''.''Theatre/DerRingDesNibelungen''.
* VF-1 Valkyrie, the iconic TransformingMecha of ''SuperDimensionFortressMacross''
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* ''VideoGame/ValkyrieProfile'': A series RolePlayingGames starring three valkyrie sisters.

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* ''VideoGame/ValkyrieProfile'': A series of RolePlayingGames starring three valkyrie sisters.
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[[redirect:Film/{{Valkyrie}}]]''Valkyrie'' may refer to:

* {{Valkyries}}: The divine beings from NorseMythology.
* ''Film/{{Valkyrie}}'': A 2008 film starring TomCruise
* ''VideoGame/ValkyrieProfile'': A series RolePlayingGames starring three valkyrie sisters.
* ''VideoGame/ValkyriaChronicles'': A 2008 TacticalRPG.
* ''Literature/TheValkyries'': A novel by Creator/PauloCoelho.
* ''Music/{{Valkyrie}}'': A doom metal band from Virginia.
* ''Theatre/TheValkyrie'': The second of the four operas comprising ''Theatre/DerRingDesNibelungen''.
20th Apr '12 8:01:51 AM LordGro
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''Valkyrie'' is a 2008 historical drama film about the [[WhatCouldHaveBeen attempted]] assasination of AdolfHitler by a dedicated cabal of [[NazisWithGnarlyWeapons German military officers]], as well as some non-military personnel. It stars TomCruise, KennethBranagh, Bill Nighy, EddieIzzard, Terence Stamp and Tom Wilkinson.

Part of what got interest in this film going is that popular consciousness doesn't readily identify any WWII Germany resistence against the Nazi party, in part due to the fact that Hitler remained in power (and alive) until the Allied forces came calling at Berlin's edge. Operation Valkyrie was actually the last of over 15 attempts (and closest to being successful) on Hitler's life by different factions within Germany before the end of the war. Even though the outcome of this assassination attempt is [[ForegoneConclusion rather obvious]], it serves as a reminder of BlackAndGrayMorality.

Valkyrie itself comes from the prepared plan dictating the direction of power that would transpire should Hitler die. The members of the plot were basing it off manipulating the Valkyrie protocol so that when Hitler died they would be able to unanimously seize power with minimal infighting.

Not to be confused with the [[{{Valkyries}} mythological characters]] from which this movie takes its name.
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!!This movie provides examples of:
* ActionPrologue: The movie opens with the Afrika Corps being attacked by the British in Tunisia.
* AdolfHitler: The film's main antagonist.
* AffablyEvil: Adolf Hitler. When he meets Stauffenberg for the first time, he praises him for his service and his sacrifices for Germany and then tells his fellow national socialists that they could learn a lot of things from him.
* AllGermansAreNazis: Stauffenberg and his companions subvert this. They're just [[PunchClockVillain Wehrmacht officers]] and [[RealLife as a matter of fact]], although some of them had been involved in war crimes, most of them were also known for their participation in the German resistance against the Nazi regime and for saving Jews and other minorities from concentration camps and/or mass executions. Henning von Trescow's words -- "We have to show the world that not all of us are like [[AdolfHitler him]]." -- say it all.
** HeelFaceTurn: Stauffenberg himself had been an enthusiastic supporter of Hitler in the early years, before [[ItGotWorse things got worse]].
* BaldOfAwesome: Colonel Quirnheim.
* CompositeCharacter: Some minor figures were combined in Ian [=McNeice's=] character, who is identified as "[[NoNameGiven Pompous General]]" in the credits.
* CyanidePill: The Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels put what is obviously a suicide pill in his mouth before being confronted by the German army coming to arrest him, just in case he wasn't able to get out of that situation.
* DirtyCoward: Friedrich Fromm.
* DoomedByCanon: It's hardly a spoiler to say Hitler survives the attempted coup.
* DownerEnding
* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:Ludwig Beck]]. In RealLife, he [[NightmareFuel shot himself in the head twice and still didn't die]].
* EurekaMoment: Guess [[RichardWagner what]] Stauffenberg is listening to when he gets the idea for Operation ''Valkyrie''?
* EyePatchOfPower: TruthInTelevision. Cruise actually spent months learning to work with the eyepatch, and stated that while he found it difficult to work with, he acknowledged the real von Stauffenberg would have found it difficult as well.
* FakeNationality: All the Germans are played by British actors (and Tom Cruise).
* FamousLastWords: "Es lebe unser heiliges Deutschland!". Translates to "Long live our sacred Germany", but the film truncated it a bit, removing the "our" (to be fair, there is some dispute about the actual form of [[spoiler:Stauffenberg's last words]]; his biographer, Joseph Hoffmann, makes a good case for [[spoiler:"Es lebe das geheime Deutschland!" ("Long live the secret Germany!")]]
* FatBastard: Hermann Göring, whose small appearance consists of lounging around a lunch table like a fat pig.
** Which actually sums up his role in WWII quite nicely.
* FinalSpeech: "You may hand us over to the executioner, but in three months' time the disgusted and harried people will bring you to book, and drag you alive through the dirt in the streets." Nothing of the sort happened to Judge Freisler, whom the comment was directed at. In fact, he died during the British bombing of Berlin while he was sentencing two women to death -- [[DeathFromAbove a bomb fell through the open roof]] [[KarmicDeath in the middle of the trial and blew him up]]. A worker in the hospital when the body was brought in commented [[BondOneLiner "It was God's Verdict."]]
* FlatCharacter: All of them.
* ForegoneConclusion: Even those unfamiliar with the assassination plot itself should know this.
* HangingJudge: Judge Roland Freisler.
* HistoricalBeautyUpdate: Interestingly enough, the reason Tom Cruise got interested in the project is because a picture of Stauffenberg bore an uncanny resemblence to himself. That was about where the physical similarity stopped, but in general Stauffenberg was considered a handsome man.
* HistoricalHeroUpgrade: Apparently the [[http://www.verbrechen-der-wehrmacht.de/docs/home_e.htm German officer corps actually cared about Jewish people, was disgusted by their slaughter]], and masterminded a plot to assassinate Hitler that would include the closing of [=KZs=]. [[http://www.ess.uwe.ac.uk/GENOCIDE/reviewstr12.htm Never mind Stauffenberg's views of Poland as "an unbelievable rabble" best under the whip, and their country as one filled with "a lot of Jews and a lot of cross-breeds"]].
** The German officer corps, especially the aristocratic elements that made up a fair chunk of it and the plotters, were primarily monarchist and extremely conservative. Tolerant democrats who believed in equality they were ''not''. In many cases, the plotters only turned on Hitler because he was losing the war, and had every intention of fighting on against the Soviet Union.
** They weren't ALL so cynical. Tresckow in particular had genuine moral objections to Hitler and believed the plot had to go forward even if it was doomed to fail just to show that there was a resistance (not surprisingly, the movie includes this).
** It would have been difficult to get behind protagonists who only disagreed with 40% of Hitler's ideals.
* HoYay: At one point in the movie, it seems like Lieutenent Haeften has a bit of a crush on Stauffenberg.
* HopeSpot: When Operation Valkyrie is initiated by Olbricht. The plan was to assassinate Hitler and then declare a state of emergency -- the Wehrmacht would arrest the entire SS, Gestapo, and Nazi Party leadership. A military junta would take control, officially to safeguard Hitler's legacy but in reality to end the war. The HopeSpot is where this succeeds, and the German army seizes control; simultaneously a CMOA. It lasts until Hitler [[OhCrap reveals himself to be alive]].
* KangarooCourt: Based on the real life People's Court, ruled by Roland Freisler.
* KillEmAll
* LaResistance: Unusually for this trope, this movie focuses on the ''German'' resistance during WorldWarII rather than that of the occupied countries.
* MoeGreeneSpecial: The reason for Stauffenberg's EyePatchOfPower.
* NaziGermany
* NaziNobleman: Subverted. The film's protagonist is an aristocrat, as well as several of the other plotters.
* NazisWithGnarlyWeapons: The film's main protagonists, minus the "Nazi" bit.
* NoOneCouldSurviveThat: Throughout the short-lived coup, Stauffenberg insists this despite the fact that, as in RealLife, Hitler is NotQuiteDead.
* NotEvenBotheringWithTheAccent: All of the conspirators with the exception of Merz (played by German Christian Berkel) sound British or American. David Bamber (British) as Hitler ''does'' bother, but YourMilageMayVary.
* ObstructiveBureaucrat: The central communications officer handling the military orders during the coup. He refuses to take a side and is so bent on remaining neutral that when presented with a MortonsFork, he ''sends through both orders''. Finally, he blocks communications [[NeutralNoLonger from Stauffenberg]].
* PlayingAgainstType: Jokes aside, this is Tom "TopGun" Cruise playing a Wehrmacht officer with an eyepatch.
* PrecisionFStrike: "The point of replacing Hitler is to negotiate a truce with the Allies. The Allies, I suspect, would be more amenable to a truce if we offered it to them ''before'' they get to '''''fucking''''' Berlin!"
* PunchClockVillain:
** Major Remer, who carries out Operation Valkyrie and is manipulated by both sides. In the very end, he arrests Stauffenberg without any enthusiasm at all.
** Stauffenberg used to be this before joining the German resistance.
* LaResistance: The main protagonists are part of this.
* RecycledTrailerMusic: The music used in the trailers was the main theme from {{Saw}}. "Hello, Zepp."
* RewardedAsATraitorDeserves: General Fromm again.
* ShellShockSilence
* SuspiciouslyAproposMusic: The Wagnerian record in Stauffenberg's house, which serves as the inspiration for the operation's title. Semi-[[JustifiedTrope justified]], as the [[spoiler:bombing of Stauffenberg's house]] would logically push back the needle on the record, bringing it to the start again.
* TemptingFate: "Hitler's Germany has seen its last sunrise!" Also doubles as {{Monologuing}} and a great line for the trailer.
* ThoseWackyNazis
* TranslationConvention: After an opening transition, everybody speaks perfect English. The written documents are still in German, and during the coup the reserve army troops issue orders in their native tongue.
* UnwittingPawn: Remarked upon by the leader of the Berlin section of the German Army. As they started getting conflicting orders, he realized it was a coup and he wasn't sure which side he was on.
* VFormationTeamShot: The theatrical poster.
* ViewersAreMorons: According to the DVD commentary, many of the intricate workings of the German military machine and socio-political circumstances pertaining to and influencing the plot were greatly cut down and reduced to layman's terms through several drafts of the script.
* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic: Hitler makes such remarks involving the naming of Operation Valkyrie/Walküre. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]], given his [[TruthInTelevision actual]] [[{{Ghostapo}} pagan beliefs]].
* WhoIsThisGuyAgain: Is it just me or did they only state von Quirnheim's name ''at the very end of the movie?''
* WorldWarTwo
* YouCantThwartStageOne: [[InvertedTrope Inverted]]. The plot gets far, much further than it did in real life. Of course, given Stauffenberg and the other plotters' HistoricalHeroUpgrade, the short-lived RealLife July 20 plot could count as a subversion.
* YouFailGeographyForever: [[GloriousMotherRussia Smolensk]] in March is usually a quagmire of melting snow, ice, and mud. The Berghof was built onto the side of a hill and ''not'' the direct top. The inaccurate composition of the East Prussian forests surrounding the [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Wolf's Lair]].
* YouFailHistoryForever: Numerous, coinciding with DidNotDoTheResearch. In the morning whilst shaving, Stauffenberg deliberately cuts himself with the blade; it's an excuse to "change his clothes" in the base (in reality a chance to arm the explosives), because the film couldn't portray him sweating. That's right, kids: [[UnfortunateImplications cutting yourself works]]. One of the most glaring violations is during the lead-up to the assassination attempt: Major Freyend diverts Stauffenberg from the bunker with the excuse that ''it's too hot'' -- true to life, it was indeed a sweltering mid-July day, but nobody was going into the bunker since it was undergoing structural reinforcement carried out by slave workers. [[ViewersAreMorons For the sake of differentiation]], Stauffenberg had performed a dry run in there on the 15th. ViewersAreGoldfish, evidently. Berlin also seems to look remarkably pristine, despite the fact that it had been subjected to countless Allied air raids before the plot was even put into motion.
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[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/valkyrie-poster-cruise.jpg]]
''Valkyrie'' is a 2008 historical drama film about the [[WhatCouldHaveBeen attempted]] assasination of AdolfHitler by a dedicated cabal of [[NazisWithGnarlyWeapons German military officers]], as well as some non-military personnel. It stars TomCruise, KennethBranagh, Bill Nighy, EddieIzzard, Terence Stamp and Tom Wilkinson.

Part of what got interest in this film going is that popular consciousness doesn't readily identify any WWII Germany resistence against the Nazi party, in part due to the fact that Hitler remained in power (and alive) until the Allied forces came calling at Berlin's edge. Operation Valkyrie was actually the last of over 15 attempts (and closest to being successful) on Hitler's life by different factions within Germany before the end of the war. Even though the outcome of this assassination attempt is [[ForegoneConclusion rather obvious]], it serves as a reminder of BlackAndGrayMorality.

Valkyrie itself comes from the prepared plan dictating the direction of power that would transpire should Hitler die. The members of the plot were basing it off manipulating the Valkyrie protocol so that when Hitler died they would be able to unanimously seize power with minimal infighting.

Not to be confused with the [[{{Valkyries}} mythological characters]] from which this movie takes its name.
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!!This movie provides examples of:
* ActionPrologue: The movie opens with the Afrika Corps being attacked by the British in Tunisia.
* AdolfHitler: The film's main antagonist.
* AffablyEvil: Adolf Hitler. When he meets Stauffenberg for the first time, he praises him for his service and his sacrifices for Germany and then tells his fellow national socialists that they could learn a lot of things from him.
* AllGermansAreNazis: Stauffenberg and his companions subvert this. They're just [[PunchClockVillain Wehrmacht officers]] and [[RealLife as a matter of fact]], although some of them had been involved in war crimes, most of them were also known for their participation in the German resistance against the Nazi regime and for saving Jews and other minorities from concentration camps and/or mass executions. Henning von Trescow's words -- "We have to show the world that not all of us are like [[AdolfHitler him]]." -- say it all.
** HeelFaceTurn: Stauffenberg himself had been an enthusiastic supporter of Hitler in the early years, before [[ItGotWorse things got worse]].
* BaldOfAwesome: Colonel Quirnheim.
* CompositeCharacter: Some minor figures were combined in Ian [=McNeice's=] character, who is identified as "[[NoNameGiven Pompous General]]" in the credits.
* CyanidePill: The Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels put what is obviously a suicide pill in his mouth before being confronted by the German army coming to arrest him, just in case he wasn't able to get out of that situation.
* DirtyCoward: Friedrich Fromm.
* DoomedByCanon: It's hardly a spoiler to say Hitler survives the attempted coup.
* DownerEnding
* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:Ludwig Beck]]. In RealLife, he [[NightmareFuel shot himself in the head twice and still didn't die]].
* EurekaMoment: Guess [[RichardWagner what]] Stauffenberg is listening to when he gets the idea for Operation ''Valkyrie''?
* EyePatchOfPower: TruthInTelevision. Cruise actually spent months learning to work with the eyepatch, and stated that while he found it difficult to work with, he acknowledged the real von Stauffenberg would have found it difficult as well.
* FakeNationality: All the Germans are played by British actors (and Tom Cruise).
* FamousLastWords: "Es lebe unser heiliges Deutschland!". Translates to "Long live our sacred Germany", but the film truncated it a bit, removing the "our" (to be fair, there is some dispute about the actual form of [[spoiler:Stauffenberg's last words]]; his biographer, Joseph Hoffmann, makes a good case for [[spoiler:"Es lebe das geheime Deutschland!" ("Long live the secret Germany!")]]
* FatBastard: Hermann Göring, whose small appearance consists of lounging around a lunch table like a fat pig.
** Which actually sums up his role in WWII quite nicely.
* FinalSpeech: "You may hand us over to the executioner, but in three months' time the disgusted and harried people will bring you to book, and drag you alive through the dirt in the streets." Nothing of the sort happened to Judge Freisler, whom the comment was directed at. In fact, he died during the British bombing of Berlin while he was sentencing two women to death -- [[DeathFromAbove a bomb fell through the open roof]] [[KarmicDeath in the middle of the trial and blew him up]]. A worker in the hospital when the body was brought in commented [[BondOneLiner "It was God's Verdict."]]
* FlatCharacter: All of them.
* ForegoneConclusion: Even those unfamiliar with the assassination plot itself should know this.
* HangingJudge: Judge Roland Freisler.
* HistoricalBeautyUpdate: Interestingly enough, the reason Tom Cruise got interested in the project is because a picture of Stauffenberg bore an uncanny resemblence to himself. That was about where the physical similarity stopped, but in general Stauffenberg was considered a handsome man.
* HistoricalHeroUpgrade: Apparently the [[http://www.verbrechen-der-wehrmacht.de/docs/home_e.htm German officer corps actually cared about Jewish people, was disgusted by their slaughter]], and masterminded a plot to assassinate Hitler that would include the closing of [=KZs=]. [[http://www.ess.uwe.ac.uk/GENOCIDE/reviewstr12.htm Never mind Stauffenberg's views of Poland as "an unbelievable rabble" best under the whip, and their country as one filled with "a lot of Jews and a lot of cross-breeds"]].
** The German officer corps, especially the aristocratic elements that made up a fair chunk of it and the plotters, were primarily monarchist and extremely conservative. Tolerant democrats who believed in equality they were ''not''. In many cases, the plotters only turned on Hitler because he was losing the war, and had every intention of fighting on against the Soviet Union.
** They weren't ALL so cynical. Tresckow in particular had genuine moral objections to Hitler and believed the plot had to go forward even if it was doomed to fail just to show that there was a resistance (not surprisingly, the movie includes this).
** It would have been difficult to get behind protagonists who only disagreed with 40% of Hitler's ideals.
* HoYay: At one point in the movie, it seems like Lieutenent Haeften has a bit of a crush on Stauffenberg.
* HopeSpot: When Operation Valkyrie is initiated by Olbricht. The plan was to assassinate Hitler and then declare a state of emergency -- the Wehrmacht would arrest the entire SS, Gestapo, and Nazi Party leadership. A military junta would take control, officially to safeguard Hitler's legacy but in reality to end the war. The HopeSpot is where this succeeds, and the German army seizes control; simultaneously a CMOA. It lasts until Hitler [[OhCrap reveals himself to be alive]].
* KangarooCourt: Based on the real life People's Court, ruled by Roland Freisler.
* KillEmAll
* LaResistance: Unusually for this trope, this movie focuses on the ''German'' resistance during WorldWarII rather than that of the occupied countries.
* MoeGreeneSpecial: The reason for Stauffenberg's EyePatchOfPower.
* NaziGermany
* NaziNobleman: Subverted. The film's protagonist is an aristocrat, as well as several of the other plotters.
* NazisWithGnarlyWeapons: The film's main protagonists, minus the "Nazi" bit.
* NoOneCouldSurviveThat: Throughout the short-lived coup, Stauffenberg insists this despite the fact that, as in RealLife, Hitler is NotQuiteDead.
* NotEvenBotheringWithTheAccent: All of the conspirators with the exception of Merz (played by German Christian Berkel) sound British or American. David Bamber (British) as Hitler ''does'' bother, but YourMilageMayVary.
* ObstructiveBureaucrat: The central communications officer handling the military orders during the coup. He refuses to take a side and is so bent on remaining neutral that when presented with a MortonsFork, he ''sends through both orders''. Finally, he blocks communications [[NeutralNoLonger from Stauffenberg]].
* PlayingAgainstType: Jokes aside, this is Tom "TopGun" Cruise playing a Wehrmacht officer with an eyepatch.
* PrecisionFStrike: "The point of replacing Hitler is to negotiate a truce with the Allies. The Allies, I suspect, would be more amenable to a truce if we offered it to them ''before'' they get to '''''fucking''''' Berlin!"
* PunchClockVillain:
** Major Remer, who carries out Operation Valkyrie and is manipulated by both sides. In the very end, he arrests Stauffenberg without any enthusiasm at all.
** Stauffenberg used to be this before joining the German resistance.
* LaResistance: The main protagonists are part of this.
* RecycledTrailerMusic: The music used in the trailers was the main theme from {{Saw}}. "Hello, Zepp."
* RewardedAsATraitorDeserves: General Fromm again.
* ShellShockSilence
* SuspiciouslyAproposMusic: The Wagnerian record in Stauffenberg's house, which serves as the inspiration for the operation's title. Semi-[[JustifiedTrope justified]], as the [[spoiler:bombing of Stauffenberg's house]] would logically push back the needle on the record, bringing it to the start again.
* TemptingFate: "Hitler's Germany has seen its last sunrise!" Also doubles as {{Monologuing}} and a great line for the trailer.
* ThoseWackyNazis
* TranslationConvention: After an opening transition, everybody speaks perfect English. The written documents are still in German, and during the coup the reserve army troops issue orders in their native tongue.
* UnwittingPawn: Remarked upon by the leader of the Berlin section of the German Army. As they started getting conflicting orders, he realized it was a coup and he wasn't sure which side he was on.
* VFormationTeamShot: The theatrical poster.
* ViewersAreMorons: According to the DVD commentary, many of the intricate workings of the German military machine and socio-political circumstances pertaining to and influencing the plot were greatly cut down and reduced to layman's terms through several drafts of the script.
* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic: Hitler makes such remarks involving the naming of Operation Valkyrie/Walküre. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]], given his [[TruthInTelevision actual]] [[{{Ghostapo}} pagan beliefs]].
* WhoIsThisGuyAgain: Is it just me or did they only state von Quirnheim's name ''at the very end of the movie?''
* WorldWarTwo
* YouCantThwartStageOne: [[InvertedTrope Inverted]]. The plot gets far, much further than it did in real life. Of course, given Stauffenberg and the other plotters' HistoricalHeroUpgrade, the short-lived RealLife July 20 plot could count as a subversion.
* YouFailGeographyForever: [[GloriousMotherRussia Smolensk]] in March is usually a quagmire of melting snow, ice, and mud. The Berghof was built onto the side of a hill and ''not'' the direct top. The inaccurate composition of the East Prussian forests surrounding the [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Wolf's Lair]].
* YouFailHistoryForever: Numerous, coinciding with DidNotDoTheResearch. In the morning whilst shaving, Stauffenberg deliberately cuts himself with the blade; it's an excuse to "change his clothes" in the base (in reality a chance to arm the explosives), because the film couldn't portray him sweating. That's right, kids: [[UnfortunateImplications cutting yourself works]]. One of the most glaring violations is during the lead-up to the assassination attempt: Major Freyend diverts Stauffenberg from the bunker with the excuse that ''it's too hot'' -- true to life, it was indeed a sweltering mid-July day, but nobody was going into the bunker since it was undergoing structural reinforcement carried out by slave workers. [[ViewersAreMorons For the sake of differentiation]], Stauffenberg had performed a dry run in there on the 15th. ViewersAreGoldfish, evidently. Berlin also seems to look remarkably pristine, despite the fact that it had been subjected to countless Allied air raids before the plot was even put into motion.
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6th Feb '12 7:11:20 AM speedyboris
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* KangarooCourt: Based on the real life People's Court, ruled by Roland Freisler.
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* UnwittingPawn: Remarked upon by the leader of the Berlin section of the German Army. As they started getting conflicting orders, he realized it was a coup and he wasn't sure which side he was on.



* XanatosSucker: Remarked upon by the leader of the Berlin section of the German Army. As they started getting conflicting orders, he realized it was a coup and he wasn't sure which side he was on.
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