German revolutions of 1848–1849
Wednesday Jun 14, 1848
Hermann von Natzmer refused to shoot the insurgent forces
Central Europe (Present-Day Berlin, Germany)
Hermann von Natzmer was the former Prussian officer who had been in charge of the arsenal of Berlin. Refusing to shoot insurgent forces who stormed the arsenal on June 14, 1848, Natzmer became a hero to insurgents across Germany.