Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 September 2002

516 Pages | numerous halftones and 2 maps


ISBN: 9780195152401

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Resisting Hitler

Mildred Harnack and the Red Orchestra

Shareen Blair Brysac

  • First full account of the only American woman tried for treason by the German government during WWII.
  • Book chronicles the story of several 'Aryan elite' Germans, dubbed the Red Orchestra by the Nazis, who organized resistance to Hitler's regime.
  • Based on extensive interviews and recently released documents from the KGB, FBI and CIA.
  • Dramatic, compelling narative of one woman's courageous effort to fight Hitler
  • Few other books discuss women in the German resistance

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