‘[An] inspiring story.’
Sophie Scholl and the White RoseAnnette Dumbach Jud Newborn
A SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY EDITION TO COMMEMORATE 80 YEARS SINCE THE EXTRAORDINARY EVENTS OF 1943
Sophie Scholl and the White Rose tells the gripping true story of five Munich university students who set up an underground resistance movement in World War II.
The thrilling story of their courage and defiance, brought to life in the Oscar-nominated film Sophie Scholl – The Final Days, is beautifully told in this special 80th anniversary edition of Annette Dumbach & Jud Newborn’s critically acclaimed work.
Acclaim for Sophie Scholl and the White Rose:
‘The animated narrative reads like a suspense novel.’ New York Times
‘Powerful and compelling… Among the indispensable literature of modern political culture.’ Hans-Wolf von Wietersheim, Das Parlament
‘A dramatic story of courage during the darkest period of the 20th Century… And it’s a story with new chapters unfolding. This book is a fundamental resource and a memorable read.’ Toby Axelrod, author and reporter
'Powerful and compelling... Among the indispensable literature of modern political culture.'
'Sophie Scholl and the White Rose is among the most compelling books to focus on such exemplary role models. This 75th Anniversary edition deserves to be read and read again.'
'This is a wonderful book. The story of the White Rose is so important.'
'As this compelling account makes clear, the White Rose students still have the power to inspire people from all walks of life to speak out against injustice.'
'Impressive, highly readable and beautifully researched... This book drives home the high cost of courage in world gone mad.'
'A dramatic story of courage during the darkest period of the 20th Century... And it's a story with new chapters unfolding. This book is a fundamental resource and a memorable read.'
'Regrettably, it's time to remember the rise of Nazism and what brave people did to stand up to it, only to find out they stood up too late. It's all there in Sophie Scholl and the White Rose.'
'Illuminating, intellectually stimulating, deeply moving - not only concerning the brave actions of the White Rose resistors, but each listener's own consciousness.'
'You are making a huge intellectual impact with this book.'
'The 75th anniversary edition of this invaluable book and the dynamic lecture program by Dr. Jud Newborn that goes with it vibrantly bring to life the riveting story of The White Rose students…. I consider it Indispensable for college course assignments. It has the power to positively transform hearts, minds and lives.'
'Scholl is to young Germans what Anne Frank is to young Jews.'