Wolf's Lair

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Wolf's Lair in the years 1941-1944 general headquarters of Adolf Hitler (German: Führerhauptquartier, FHQ) and the High Command of the Armed Forces (German: Oberkommando der Wehrmacht, OKW) in the forest of Gierłoż, east of the village of Gierłoż located at the edge of the forest and 8 km to the east from Kętrzyn (currently in the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship).

The general headquarters were built to allow Hitler to head the troops conquering the USSR. On July 20, 1944, Claus von Stauffenberg and Werner von Haeften carried out an unsuccessful assasination attempt on Hitler's life.

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