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By Frank McDonough

On February 22, 1943, 3 scholars from the White Rose, a small underground resistance circulate, have been accomplished by way of guillotine. considered one of them used to be a 21-year-old Munich collage scholar named Sophie Scholl, who had courageously fought opposed to Nazi tyranny, now not with bullets or bombs yet with phrases, revealed in leaflets, that proclaimed a passionate wish to reside in a unfastened and democratic society. Her courageous and principled stand made her a legend in Germany. Drawing on a large choice of unique records from German files, this tale additionally contains her letters and diaries, Gestapo interrogation records, court docket files, and unique interviews, so much particularly with Elisabeth Hartnagel, Sophie’s sister and purely dwelling friend. This biography offers a stunning but inspirational tale in regards to the awesome lifetime of this German heroine, a modern day icon who defied Hitler and who was once performed for her beliefs.

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