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sophie scholl (1921-1943) – the oxford german olympiad 2021

Image credit: © George (Jürgen) Wittenstein / akg-images This year we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Sophie Scholl’s birth on 9 May 1921. Sophie (in the photograph above) was a central member of the White Rose resistance circle. She had been active in the Hitler Youth as a teenager, but she came to reject Nazism as she understood more about its

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