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Sophie Scholl : the real story of the woman who defied Hitler / Frank McDonough.

By: McDonough, Frank, 1957-Material type: TextTextPublication details: Stroud, Gloucestershire : History Press, c2009Description: 224 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 20 cmISBN: 9780752455112 (pbk.); 9780752446752Subject(s): Scholl, Sophie, 1921-1943 | White Rose (German resistance group) | Universität München -- Biography | Barn och gamla -- Biography | Svek -- Germany | Mellanstadiet -- Germany -- Munich -- Biography | Skolresor -- Germany -- Munich -- Biography | Germany -- History -- 1933-1945DDC classification: B | 943 LOC classification: DD256.3.S337 | M35 2010
Contents:
Introduction -- Growing up -- Hitler Youth -- Sowing the seeds of doubt -- The turning point -- In the shadow of war -- Kindergarten teacher -- In the labour service of the fatherland -- Munich University -- White Rose -- Sailing into danger -- The tipping point -- Questions and consequences -- The People's Court -- "Long live freedom" -- The legacy -- Notes -- The White Rose leaflets -- The fate of key individuals -- Glossary of German terms and organisations -- Sources and bibliography -- Acknowledgements -- Index
Summary: This biography provides a shocking but ultimately uplifting and inspirational story about the remarkable life of this German heroine, a modern-day icon who defied Hitler and who was executed for her beliefs.
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World War II Biographies
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-217) and index.

Introduction -- Growing up -- Hitler Youth -- Sowing the seeds of doubt -- The turning point -- In the shadow of war -- Kindergarten teacher -- In the labour service of the fatherland -- Munich University -- White Rose -- Sailing into danger -- The tipping point -- Questions and consequences -- The People's Court -- "Long live freedom" -- The legacy -- Notes -- The White Rose leaflets -- The fate of key individuals -- Glossary of German terms and organisations -- Sources and bibliography -- Acknowledgements -- Index

This biography provides a shocking but ultimately uplifting and inspirational story about the remarkable life of this German heroine, a modern-day icon who defied Hitler and who was executed for her beliefs.

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