Sophie Scholl: The Real Story Behind German's Resistance Heroine

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Sophie Scholl: The Real Story Behind German's Resistance Heroine

Format:  Hardcover,

222 pages

Publisher: Trafalgar Square

Publish Date: Jun 2009

ISBN-13: 9780752446752

ISBN-10: 0752446754

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Sophie Scholl was one of the members of an underground German protest movement against Hitler rule, based at Munich University, during World War II. Drawing on a fascinating variety of sources, including original documents, Frank McDonough tells the dramatic, absorbing, and inspirational story of her brave struggle against the Nazi regime and examines her legacy of heroism in Germany. This important new biography shows that not all Germans blindly followed Hitler's regime and her refusal to be silent in the face of injustice is a story that deserves to be remembered and honored.

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Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Publish Date: Jun 2009
ISBN-13: 9780752446752
ISBN-10: 0752446754
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 222
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.1
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.2 x 0.9 x 9.3

Chapter outline

Introductionp. 7
Growing upp. 9
Hitler Youthp. 19
Sowing the Seeds of Doubtp. 33
The Turning Pointp. 41
In the Shadow of Warp. 51
Kindergarten Teacherp. 59
In the Labour Service of the Fatherlandp. 73
Munich Universityp. 87
White Rosep. 95
Sailing into Dangerp. 107
The Tipping Pointp. 121
Questions and Consequencesp. 125
The People's Courtp. 139
`Long Live Freedom'p. 147
The Legacyp. 153
Notesp. 161
The White Rose Leafletsp. 185
The Fate of Key Individualsp. 197
Glossary of German Terms and Organisationsp. 205
Sources and Bibliographyp. 207
Acknowledgementsp. 217
Indexp. 219

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Sophie Scholl was one of the members of an underground German protest movement against Hitler rule, based at Munich University, during World War II. Drawing on a fascinating variety of sources, including original documents, Frank McDonough tells the dramatic, absorbing, and inspirational story of her brave struggle against the Nazi regime and examines her legacy of heroism in Germany. This important new biography shows that not all Germans blindly followed Hitler’s regime and her refusal to be silent in the face of injustice is a story that deserves to be remembered and honored.

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