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."
"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.
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.