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I wonder how much they are remembered now in Germany?
It concludes with their brave, An excellent account of the idealistic student scholo that attempted to end the atrocities of Nazi Germany. These were interesting to read since I had never actually read them in their entirety.
Certainly, they were ineffective in actually stopping the German war machine, and perhaps unrealistic in terms of attempting to influence people with words, but to write off people who gave their lives fighting for decency and democracy in a time and place where that was next to hopeless seems incredible callous. Apr 02, Jabari rated it really liked it Recommends it for: While this narrative may fit better here than with other wars, it tends to gloss over the presence of resistance in Germany.
There are several accounts of the White Rose Movement–what makes this one s[ecial is that it was written by the sister of Hans and Sophie Scholl, who had an inside view into actions, motivations, etc.
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Very relevant to modern America. The White Rose was a very small group of German university students in Munich in It seems impossible that people would accept such a regime, yet they did. Dec 17, Dakota Caudill rated it it was amazing. Feb 10, Anthony Bracciante rated it liked it. What started with surreptitious meetings with like-minds; meetings where they could share texts from forbidden philosophers and writers and rail against the loss of freedoms and death which surrounded them.
I believe our country is experiencing a government undergoing a shift towards fascism, with unprecedented power being con The tender, chilling, beautiful and horrible life, trial and death of a group of mostly young, German dissidents against the Nazi regime.
Really the book had none of this, leaving us to draw our own conclusions. They don’t know hate and prejudice and racism until it is taught. There was a great poem by Gottfried Keller which had been written a hundred years before WWII which clearly showed the path that Hitler and his ideas were taking.
The editors and writers for this book want the White Rose to be something more. It’s important to realize that not all resistance is violent–and that if nonviolent resistance were ineffectual, the Nazis would simply have let the White Rose c There are several accounts of the White Rose Movement–what makes this one s[ecial is that it was written by the sister of Hans and Sophie Scholl, who had an inside view into actions, motivations, etc.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. There was no violence in their opposition, they didn’t hurt anyone, for for their willingness to state that Hitler and Nazism was evil a This was a hard book to read.
The White Rose
Different accounts of the events from different perspectives. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Wesleyan University Press,pp. Very interesting book about a student non-violent resistance movement in Munich, View all 4 comments. The White Rose’s mission was simple and dangerous: Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Some accounts also have the author playing a very active role in the BDM Bund deutscher Maedel during the war.
The White Rose by Inge Aicher-Scholl
I have been reading about WWI and WWII as, unfortunately, in school we did not reach that phase in history for whatever reason and I am interested in learning about the how and why sdholl peoples’ actions. Knowing nothing of The White Rose and its members, I read this book after my wife brought it home college research for the win!
Then it went on to the court documents and a really interesting letter written by the woman who shared a cell with Sophie during her final days. Citano Schiller, Goethe, ma anche Lao-Tse. To ask other readers questions about The White Roseplease sign up. February Learn how and when to remove this template message. As the two grew older, they became more and more disenchanted with the government, scuoll suspicious of the narrative they were being sold.
There was a quote too, “After all, an end in terror is preferable to terror without end. I learned about war-torn Germany during WWII, and about the heroic young people that dared to stand up and say “No more! How effective was the form of protest?
The publication in the book of the actual leaflets shows clearly that intellectual and religious freedoms are not to be taken lightly. At this point in time, many were confident Hitler would only fall with military action, and perhaps the Scholls agreed, but during a time when so many had given into apathy, the Scholls felt it their duty to resist scholp any means possible.
Quotes from The White Rose. The relevant documents are there — an account by a surviving sister, Inge who seemed curiously uninvolved and not particularly well informedthe White Rose leaflets, the court documents, a statement by a prisoner-wardress in the prison where Sophie Scholl was interrogated, a couple of newspaper articles etc, but largely the book was a record rather than an interpretation. Many others received lengthy prison sente This book describes the efforts of a few University of Munich students led by Hans Scholl, later aided by his sister Sophie, from the summer of to the winter of to resist the Nazis through the distribution of leaflets and the paintings of slogans such as: They want them to be a call to later generations of young people to speak their consciences.
I feel a bit bad giving this suhc a low rating, because it is a beautiful and inspiring book, but ultimately it’s not weisee than moderately successful, which is probably why it doesn’t get used much in teaching any more.