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Resisting Hitler

Mildred Harnack and the Red Orchestra

by Shareen Blair Brysac

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany,
  • Soviet Union.,
  • Germany.
    • Subjects:
    • Harnack-Fish, Mildred, 1902-1943,
    • Rote Kapelle (Resistance group),
    • English teachers -- Germany -- Biography,
    • Executions and executioners -- Germany -- History -- 20th century,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Soviet Union,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements,
    • Americans -- Germany -- Biography,
    • Anti-Nazi movement -- Germany

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesMildred Harnack and the Red Orchestra
      StatementShareen Blair Brysac.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS29.H36 B79 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 498 p. :
      Number of Pages498
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6901587M
      ISBN 100195132696
      LC Control Number00712471
      OCLC/WorldCa45112846

      Resisting Hitler Mildred Harnack and the Red Orchestra by Shareen on the personal instruction of Adolf Hitler—she was the only American woman to be executed as an underground conspirator during World War II. Yet as the war ended and the Cold War began, her courage, idealism, and self-sacrifice went largely unacknowledged in America and.   Read "Resisting Hitler Mildred Harnack and the Red Orchestra" by Shareen Blair Brysac available from Rakuten Kobo. This gripping and heartbreaking narrative is the first full account of an American woman who gave her life in the strugg Brand: Oxford University Press.

      Get this from a library! Resisting Hitler: Mildred Harnack and the Red Orchestra. [Shareen Blair Brysac; Mazal Holocaust Collection.] -- "This narrative is the first full account of an American woman who gave her life in the struggle against the Nazi regime. As members of a key resistance group, Mildred and her husband, Arvid Harnack. Get this from a library! Resisting Hitler: Mildred Harnack and the Red Orchestra. [Shareen Blair Brysac] -- An account of an American woman who gave her life in the struggle against the Nazi regime. As members of a key resistance group, Mildred and her husband, Arvid Harnack, assisted in the escape of.

      Watch a video interview with Susan Campbell Bartoletti. Susan Campbell Bartoletti is the author of picture books, novels, and nonfiction for children, including the Newbery Honor book Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow, the Sibert Medal-winning Black Potatoes, and Dear America: A Coal Miner's work has received dozens of awards and honors, including the NCTE Orbis Pictus. The government of Adolf Hitler was popular with most Germans. Although the Gestapo (secret state police) and the Security Service (SD) suppressed open criticism of the regime, there was some German opposition to the Nazi state and the regimentation of society that took place through the process of "coordination" (Gleichschaltung)—the alignment of individuals and institutions with Nazi goals.


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