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A Noble Treason: The Revolt of the Munich Students Against Hitler

A Noble Treason: The Revolt of the Munich Students Against Hitler

By Richard Hanser

Putnam, 1979, 319 pp.

The moving story of the young Scholls, brother and sister, who by printing and distributing anti-Hitler leaflets in Munich sought to oppose the immoral regime. In 1943 the Nazis caught and killed them. Their courage and their uniqueness make a memorable moment in the annals of resistance, told here in the exasperating style of contemporary popular history: without citation of sources, with scant attention to historical context.