White Rose
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky
N 37° 20.644 W 121° 58.361
10S E 590993 N 4133536
Quick Description: The White Rose was a resistance movement against the Nazis during WWII.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 12/29/2007 3:07:03 PM
Waymark Code: WM2W6A
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 33

Long Description:
"The White Rose (German: die Weiße Rose) was a non-violent resistance group in Nazi Germany, consisting of a number of students from the University of Munich and their philosophy professor. The group became known for an anonymous leaflet campaign, lasting from June 1942 until February 1943, that called for active opposition to German dictator Adolf Hitler's regime. [1]

The six core members of the group were arrested by the Gestapo, convicted and executed by beheading in 1943. The text of their sixth leaflet was smuggled out of Germany through Scandinavia to England, and in July 1943 copies of it were dropped over Germany by Allied planes, retitled "The Manifesto of the Students of Munich." [2]http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Rose
Type of intersection name: Famous Name

City: Santa Clara

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