Germany Commemorates Icon of Resistance to Nazism

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Germany is commemorating the hundredth birthday of Sophie Scholl a young woman who became an icon for her role in the anti fascist White Rose resistance group show on all the group members were arrested in nineteen forty three off to scattering leaflets critical of Adolf Hitler's regime and the wall from a balcony at the university of Munich she and her brother Heinz well executed four days later after refusing to apologize the group's story including the shoals siblings gradual awareness and then rejection of the horrors of national socialist ideology and militarism has become a staple of history lessons in German schools is being vaguely dramatizing films plays and even an Instagram account I'm Charles the past month

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