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Hans and Sophie Scholl

German resisters of the White Rose

by Toby Axelrod

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Rosen Pub. Group in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scholl, Hans, 1918-1943,
  • Scholl, Sophie, 1921-1943,
  • Weisse Rose (Resistance group),
  • Anti-Nazi movement

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 107-108) and index.

    Statementby Toby Axelrod.
    SeriesHolocaust biographies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDD256.3 S3348 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6776081M
    ISBN 100823933164
    LC Control Number00008780

    The story of the White Rose also continues to attract children, a fact that Franz J. It knew that they were using a duplicating machine. They had been horrified by the behaviour of the Germans on the Eastern Front where they had witnessed a group of naked Jews being shot in a pit. The prison guards were so impressed with the calm and bravery of the prisoners in the face of impending death that they violated regulations by permitting them to meet together one last time.

    It is a tale of courage, of principle, of honor. The members of the White Rose were mainly students and intellectuals that included artists, writers, philosophers, and professors. While Sophie Scholl got rid of incriminating evidence before being taken into custody, Hans did try to destroy the draft of the last leaflet by tearing it apart and trying to swallow it. The Gestapo, or secret police, then interrogated them. No witnesses were called, since the defendants had admitted everything.

    In a rare moment of sympathy, the Gestapo offered Sophie a reduced sentence if she would deny her own role in creating the pamphlets, but she turned them down, refusing to betray her brother and insisting she be given the same punishment as him. The first film was financed by the Bavarian state government and released in the s, entitled Das Versprechen The Promise. The White Rose: Munich, Although this group of friends eventually was known for their political views, they initially were drawn together by a shared love of art, music, literature, philosophy, and theology. This ideology may not have—as yet—been imposed by a totalitarian regime in the West, even though democracies, as we have seen in Germany, can become totalitarian. Yet they quickly lost their leadership positions once they started seeing through and speaking out against the Nazi ideology.


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Hans and Sophie Scholl book

Inge Jens, a German literary scholar, bestselling author, and journalist, was born in in Hamburg and lives in Tubingen. In this context, one cannot doubt, they claimed, the existence of demonic powers, though this does not excuse human beings for giving in or failing to resist third flier.

They just don't dare express themselves as we did. Let justice be done.

Hans and Sophie Scholl: German Resisters of the White Rose

This was not the case and in spring she began a six-month stint in the auxiliary war service as a nursery teacher in Blumberg. Klartext Verlag, Essen. Hiking in the mountains, skiing and swimming were also of importance.

Der Mut, sich selbst treu zu sein. Sincea memorial to the Geschwister Scholl and other members of the White Rose can be found in the atrium of the main building, and sincea bronze bust of Sophie Scholl. The three men were carrying thousands of leaflets that listed the crimes of the Nazi regime.

After her six months in the National Labor Servicein Mayshe enrolled at the University of Munich as a student of biology Hans and Sophie Scholl book philosophy. Inthe family moved to Ludwigsburg and then two years later to Ulm where her father had a business consulting office.

In six anonymous pamphlets, distributed at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, they criticised Hitler, spoke of the mass murder of Jews and growing resistance to the Nazis. They had already been arrested once in Decemberfor belonging to a forbidden youth group.

Hans, a medical student at the University of Munich, was But these seemingly small acts were tremendously risky because the Nazis closely watched for internal dissent. The White Rose Although Sophie was initially a Nazi enthusiast, she subsequently disagreed and stood up against their ideology by getting involved in the White Rose, i.

It knew that the authors were having to procure large quantities of paper, envelopes, and postage. Hans' last words were, "Long live freedom! They believed that it was the duty of a citizen, even in times of war, to stand up against an evil regime, especially when it is sending hundreds of thousands of its citizens to their deaths.

We want genuine learning and real freedom of opinion. It is a tale of courage, of principle, of honor. A new war of liberation is about to begin.Hans Scholl (centre) Sophie Scholl and Alexander Schmorell (far right) (23rd July, ) The group needed funds for the printing and mailing of the leaflets.

Fritz Hartnagel who was on leave, gave Sophie 1, Reichsmarks, for what she told him was "a good purpose". Anti-Nazi resistance hero was a bisexual Nazi youth, book reveals Hans Scholl flirted with Hitler Youth before he and sister Sophie were executed by the NazisAuthor: Derek Scally.

Aug 19,  · The White Rose Hans and Sophie Scholl - Duration: Sophie Scholl The Final Days True Story of Anti Nazi Activist Part 7 - Duration: MsTaz98views.

Hans And Sophie Scholl: German Resistors of the White Rose Hans and Sophie Scholl: German Resistors of the White Rose is an informational book about WWII, and it is non-fiction. The author’s purpose is to inform us about the Holocaust. My position on 4/5.

Sep 06,  · This book helped me to see their evolution from just normal kids into citizens who CARED & wanted to make a difference. My sister lives in Deutschland, & there is a school near her named after Sophie Scholl. She had no idea who Sophie was, & so I was able to inform her because of this book.

Everybody should read this book!/5(2). Dec 15,  · Hans and Sophie Scholl: German Resisters of the White Rose. Toby Axelrod. The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc, Dec 15, - Juvenile Nonfiction - pages.

2 Reviews. During the worst years of Nazi rule, it seemed as if all of German society had lost its moral bearing. Yet with nothing personal to be gained and everything to be lost, there were /5(2).