Anita Jo Intenzo-Haunted Author: SOPHIE SCHOLL AND THE WHITE ROSE

This weekend marked the 72 Anniversary of the death of student Sophie Scholl, a member of The White Rose was executed February 1943 with.

Sophie Scholl (May 9, 1921 - February 22, 1943), German resistance fighter convicted of high treason and executed by guillotine in Munich's Stadelheim Prison.

Sophie Scholl of the white rose movement (May 1921 - February so much more.but also a German resistance fighter convicted of high treason and executed by guillotine in Munich& Stadelheim Prison.

Graffiti near Frankfurt, Germany of Sophie Scholl, a member of the White Rose Resistance to the Hitler regime, and whose members were charged with high treason and executed for distributing pamphlets which spoke out against the evils of the Third Reich. The writing says "FREEDOM." Source: tumblr

Graffiti near Frankfurt, Germany of Sophie Scholl, a member of the White Rose…

10 WWII Heroes: Sophie Scholl - the story of how a few German teenagers courageously stood up against Hitler! | Le Chaim (on the right)

Sophie Scholl and the White Rose

10 WWII Heroes: Sophie Scholl - the story of how a few German teenagers courageously stood up against Hitler!

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Hans and Sophie Scholl.jpg Sophie and her brother were executed by guillotine for distributing anti-Nazi pamphlets.

On the 70th Anniversary of the Execution of Sophie Scholl, 22 February 1943 - Sophie Scholl was a German woman executed by the Nazis for distributing anti-Nazi pamphlets. Prison officials, in later describing the scene, emphasized the courage with which she walked to her execution. Her last words were: "How can we expect righteousness to prevail when there is hardly anyone willing to offer themselves up individually for a righteous cause? Such a fine, sunny day, and I have to go."

On the 70th Anniversary of the Execution of Sophie Scholl, 22 February 1943 - Sophie Scholl was a German woman executed by the Nazis for distributing anti-Nazi pamphlets. Prison officials, in later describing the scene, emphasized the courage with which she walked to her execution. Her last words were: "How can we expect righteousness to prevail when there is hardly anyone willing to offer themselves up individually for a righteous cause? Such a fine, sunny day, and I have to go."

Sophia Magdalena Scholl (9 May 1921 – 22 February 1943) was a German student, active within the White Rose non-violent resistance group in Nazi Germany. She was convicted of high treason after having been found distributing anti-war leaflets at the University of Munich with her brother Hans. As a result, they were both executed by guillotine.

"Stand up for what you believe in even if you stand alone" - Sophie Scholl. German student executed by the Nazis along with her brother Hans for high treason in 1943 (aged after distributing anti-war leaflets at the university of Munich.

Die Geschichte von Sophie Scholl, die im Dritten Reich zur Widerstandsgruppe "Die Weiße Rose" gehörte, ist auch über 60 Jahre nach ihrem gewaltsamen Tod von Bedeutung. Sie ist ein Symbol für beispielhafte Zivilcourage und Widerstand gegen die Hitler-Diktatur - nicht nur im politischen, sondern auch im alltäglichen Leben.

Die Geschichte von Sophie Scholl, die im Dritten Reich zur Widerstandsgruppe "Die Weiße Rose" gehörte, ist auch über 60 Jahre nach ihrem gewaltsamen Tod von Bedeutung. Sie ist ein Symbol für beispielhafte Zivilcourage und Widerstand gegen die Hitler-Diktatur - nicht nur im politischen, sondern auch im alltäglichen Leben.

Hans Scholl, Sophie Scholl, and Christopher Probst, University of Munich students who, in 1941, started the White Rose group. This anti-Nazi group practiced passive resistance, publishing and distributing leaflets calling for the restoration of democracy and publicizing the atrocities of the Nazis.  These three were convicted of treason by the Nazi German state and were beheadded hours later.

Hans Scholl, Sophie Scholl and Christoph Probst. Anti-Nazi activists before their arrest by the Gestapo.

Sophie Scholl, one of the leaders of the White Rose, a resistance movement in Nazi Germany

Sophie Scholl - co-founder of the White Rose resistance group. She and her brother, Hans, were executed for treason by the Nazis in 1943 for distributing anti-war flyers on the University of Munich campus.

10 WWII Heroes: Sophie Scholl 6/10 - Le Chaim (on the right)

Sophie Scholl and the White Rose

Hans Scholl, member of the White Rose resistance movement, it was he who actually introduced his sister Sophie School to the movements ideas.

Gestapo photographs of Sophie Scholl (18th February, 1943)

Gestapo photographs of Sophie Scholl one of the core members of the White Rose February

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