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By Richard Hanser

ISBN-10: 0399120416

ISBN-13: 9780399120411

ISBN-10: 1586175572

ISBN-13: 9781586175573

Sophie Scholl and her brother Hans have been good-looking, vivid collage scholars in 1942 Germany. As contributors of the Hitler adolescence, they'd as soon as been enthusiastic supporters of the German renewal promised by way of nationwide Socialism. yet as their recognition of Nazi barbarism grew, so did their ethical outrage.

Hans and Sophie shaped a small staff of like-minded associates, which at first incorporated scientific scholars, a scholar of philosophy, and a fifty-year-old professor. They self-identified as Christians from numerous traditions-Protestant, Catholic, and Orthodox-and they referred to as themselves the White Rose. In a darkened studio lent them through an artist, they revealed eloquent anti-Nazi leaflets, which they ingeniously unfold all through Germany.

A Noble Treason tells the genuine tale of this underground crew on the collage of Munich that instigated, geared up, and conducted the 1st overt resistance to Hitler's regime. What supplies A Noble Treason its unforgettable and encouraging caliber is the character, personality, and braveness of the White Rose participants, as they resisted the pull of wartime patriotism and overcame their worry of the negative expense they might pay for his or her dissidence.

The tale of the White Rose is considered one of faith-inspired idealism in lethal clash with ideological tyranny. Its subject is the final word victory of that idealism regardless of its bloody-and probably final-destruction through the state.

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