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The last white rose

Desmond Seward

The last white rose

[the secret wars of the Tudors]

by Desmond Seward

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Published by Pegasus Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDesmond Seward
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 413 p., [8] p. of plates
    Number of Pages413
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27156114M
    ISBN 10160598549X
    ISBN 109781605985497
    OCLC/WorldCa858843431

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    The White Rose tells the story of Hans Scholl and Sophie Scholl, who in led a small underground organization of German students and professors to oppose the atrocities committed by Hitler and the Nazi Party. They named their group the White Rose, and they distributed leaflets denouncing the Nazi regime. Sophie, Hans, and a third student were caught and . At the age of 21, Sophie Scholl was executed by the People’s Court in Germany on Feb. 22, , during the Holocaust, for her involvement in The White Rose, an organization that was secretly writing pamphlets calling for the end of the war and strongly denouncing the inhuman acts of .


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