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Resisting Hitler : Mildred Harnack and the Red Orchestra

Resisting Hitler : Mildred Harnack and the Red Orchestra

Author: Shareen Blair Brysac
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This narrative is the first full account of an American woman who gave her life in the struggle against the Nazi regime. As members of a key resistance group, Mildred and her husband, Arvid Harnack, assisted in the escape of German Jews and political dissidents, and for years provided vital economic and military intelligence to both Washington and Moscow. But in 1942, following a Soviet blunder, the Gestapo  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Mildred Harnack-Fish; Mildred Harnack-Fish; Mildred Harnack-Fish
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shareen Blair Brysac
ISBN: 0195132696 9780195132694 0195152409 9780195152401 9786610833351 6610833354
OCLC Number: 45112846
Awards: Short-listed for L.A. Times Book Prize (History) 2000
Description: xi, 498 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Plötzensee --
Transfiguration --
Chum --
Nonconformist --
A radical marriage --
Scholar --
Comrade --
Pilgrim --
Hostess --
Literary figure --
Stranger --
Resister --
Spy? --
Prey --
The woman in cell 25 --
Stalingrad's scapegoat.
Other Titles: Mildred Harnack and the Red Orchestra
Responsibility: Shareen Blair Brysac.
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Resisting Hitler is the dramatic and tragic story of an American woman who gave her life as a member of the German resistance.  Read more...


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Review from previous edition Resisting Hitler is one of the best researched books on the Second World War that I have ever read . . . Shareen Brysac has added greatly to our knowledge of anti-Nazi Read more...

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