At the Heart of the White Rose: Letters and Diaries of Hans and Sophie Scholl
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At the Heart of the White Rose: Letters and Diaries of Hans and Sophie Scholl

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Title:At the Heart of the White Rose: Letters and Diaries of Hans and Sophie Scholl
Edition Language:English
ISBN:0060157054
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:331 pages

    At the Heart of the White Rose: Letters and Diaries of Hans and Sophie Scholl Reviews

  • Stephen
    Sep 08, 2014

    I collect books about the White Rose, of which there are at least a half dozen. This book comes from the heart, though it does not tell us much about the beloved and admired associates of Hans and Sop...

  • Greg Brozeit
    Jan 16, 2017

    Hans and Sophie Scholl were the most prominent members of the White Rose Nazi resistance group, made up largely of Munich university students and professors who wrote and secretly distributed anti-Naz...

  • Katie Williams
    Oct 23, 2007

    This is an insightful look at a part of the resistance movement in Germany. It is the diary and letters of a brother and sister that chronicles their journey to believing so strongly in nazi resistanc...

  • Mariah
    Jul 26, 2011

    If you're looking for a book that delves into the resistance activities of the White Rose in Germany during WWII, this is not the book for you. If you're looking to know more about Hans and Sophie Sch...

  • LaNae
    Nov 11, 2009

    This book focuses on correspondence and diaries of two siblings who were part of a small, non-violent student resistance group starting at the University of Munich (along with one Professor Huber). "T...

  • Kathryn
    Jun 25, 2014

    I love getting to know people through their diaries and letters. I already know about the White Rose and Hans and Sophie's resistance activities, and this book was perfect to get to know them as peopl...

  • Ardesia
    May 13, 2011

    Una testimonianza intima e vibrante.Per conoscere da vicino i valori, le passioni, le speranze di questi due fratelli tedeschi che, seppur giovanissimi, hanno preferito sacrificare le loro vite piutto...

  • Rachel
    Dec 08, 2008

    Fascinating. A glimpse into the lives of a brother and sister who were involved in resistance to Nazi Germany and eventually gave their lives because of it. The letters start in 1937, when Hans was 19...

  • Leka
    May 30, 2012

    La resistenza è anche e soprattutto giovane! Due fratelli, la loro famiglia, i loro amici contro l'incapacità di molti di aprire gli occhi anche oltre il proprio meschino interesse. La loro vicenda ...

  • Rachel Leigh
    Feb 16, 2014

    a huge inspiration...