Resistance

Contributions on acts of resistance against the Third Reich authorities, excluding acts of war such as partisan warfare. Hence, this section addresses mostly domestic resistance in the German Reich, including its newly acquired territories (Austria, Sudetenland, Bohemia, Moravia).



Sophie Scholl is one of the most famous members of the German resistance movement during World War II. She and her brother Hans took enormous risks to undermine Adolf Hitler’s power. Hans and Sophie Scholl were dead at ages 24 and 21, respectively, so they left behind no careers or life’s work. However, a series of actions over the course of only six or seven months have made them world famous and national heroes in modern Germany. This article discuses the short life of Sophie Scholl, and why she was so determined to end Hitler’s reign.

 

The following has been posted through the efforts of a Friend of CODOH (FOC) who wrote to us earlier this year: "I own a reasonably rare book that I notice is not available on revisionist or exterminationist websites. It is Widerstand in Auschwitz by Bruno Baum, 1949 edition that contains …

In recent years more has become known about the anti-Hitler underground acting within German conservative and military circles. The book Secret Germany by Baigent and Leigh went a long way to popularize the events surrounding “Operation Valkyrie,” the assassination plot against Hitler.[1] The character of Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg, …

As most long time list members are aware, we from time to time examine questions relating to World War II. Were the Allies the right side, the wrong side, or was there a correct side ("God's side") in the war. We know that Pius XII specifically rejected the Allied contention …