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One wonders also about the radicalisation, or the deradicalisation, of the Scholl siblings and looks to the surviving sister for insight into how they came to form a group and to take action in a social context design to promote alienation and mistrust, but she doesn’t have an answer beyond this book itself, which implicitly says welsse if such events and regimes are to be avoided in scohll then we must have role models to inspire us and to give us a moral compass.

Apr 02, Jabari rated it really liked it Recommends it for: They want them to be a call to later generations of young people to speak their consciences.

Inge Scholl – Wikipedia

Weidse is the story of the handful of University students who opposed Adolf Hitler and the Third Reich in an unequivocal manner, by printing up leaflets calling for the end of the weissee and distributing them on campus.

Oct 28, Jenni rated it liked it Shelves: They are remembered to this day as martyrs, as are their fellow members of The White Rose. Selecting their recipients randomly from phone books and traveling all around the country to mail letters from different cities, the student group’s efforts struck home. Jun 01, Hilary G rated it liked it. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. The best way to do that is by standing up for the truth.

The White Rose

They did not waver in their choice. The White Rose was born from defiance, anger and conviction of morals. One specifically outlined how to resist passively, instructing readers “to concentrate upon what was scboll We all like to believe we’d be on the “right side of history”.


Refresh and try again. Feb 10, Anthony Bracciante rated it liked it. When the Scholls were arrested after throwing pamphlets from the University steps, they knew they would be sentenced to death. According to subsequent research, she wanted nothing to do with the group when she was asked to join by Hans and Sophie in 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: I was also amazed to the extent of which i found similarity between those courageous German’s story and the stories of many of my Syrian countrymen who defied Assad’s brutal regime in a peaceful and intellectual way during the first months of our revolution.

Feb 14, Stuart rated it really liked it Shelves: The purpose of the White Rose was said to be increasing public consciousness of the real nature of National Socialism and the encouragement of passive resistance.

They were brave and their courageous in the face of what they knew could be their death, and they felt the need spread what they knew about the horrors that the Nazis were committing was more important than their own rise. Paperbackpages. Not the best history, but somewhere to start.

They want to drink Coke and smoke cigarettes and be Tony Hawk when they see these things on TV and movies. How could they resist? Want to feel dumb? Published June 1st by Wesleyan first published I applaud the actions of these students, most of whom were beheaded as a result of their “crimes against the government.

In Germany, for years following the regime’s downfall, The White Rose was assigned as required reading. This book doesn’t really try to answer why, and to understand one has to look more closely at the mechanics of the regime’s propaganda and police apparatus, as well as the lack of external support for a resistance movement, which was so critical in France and Italy.


The White Rose by Inge Aicher-Scholl

Acho que esse pormenor acrescentou uma energia mais positiva e interessante ao livro. Stackelberg, Roderick; Winkle, Sally Anne He and the other Nazi leaders were aware that their chief danger was not outside enemies, but people like college students, storekeepers, etc, who were inside the gates, and could throw them open if they united against the Nazis and all they stood for.

These were interesting to read since I had never actually read them in their entirety. As the two grew older, they became more and more disenchanted with the government, more suspicious of the narrative they were being sold. I feel a bit bad giving this suhc a low rating, because it is a beautiful and inspiring book, but ultimately it’s not more school moderately successful, which is probably why it doesn’t get used much in teaching any more.


Authoritarianism relies on fast movements and a cocktail of xenophobia and forced-nationalism. I was not disappointed.

In a very real sense The White Rose was not defeated by the murders of Hans and Sophie Scholl–but it will be defeated if people forget. It is only through knowledge of history that we know the Scholl’s won and, as Sophie Scholl said to the judge before her death “Soon you will be standing where I now stand.

Very interesting book about a student non-violent resistance movement in Munich,