Saturday, July 9, 2016

Sophie Scholl: Somebody had to do it

Sophie Scholl, with her brother, Hans (left) and Christoph Probst
leaders of the White Rose Society, 1942


Somebody, after all, had to make a start. What we wrote and said is also believed by many others. They just do not dare express themselves as we did.

– Sophie Scholl, die Wei├če Rose (The White Rose) Society

   Guillotined at 17:00 hrs, on 22 February, 1943 for treason against the State
   Statement to the Volksgerichtshof [People's Court], 21 February 1943