SOURCE: New York Times
Justus Rosenberg, Beloved Professor With a Heroic Past, Dies at 100
Bard literature professor Justus Rosenberg helped artists and intellectuals free Vichy France, fought in the French Resistance, and aided the allied armies' march across Europe before emigrating to the United States and beginning a long academic career.
SOURCE: New York Times
New Book of Family History Recreates the Anti-Nazi Resistance in Germany
Rebecca Donner, great-great-neice of Mildred Harnack, an American-born woman executed in 1943 for anti-Nazi activity in Germany, has written a book of family history that also shows the melting away of German delusions about Hitler's intentions and power.
Hidden Stories of Jewish Resistance in Poland
by Judy Batalion
I was fascinated by the widespread resistance efforts of Polish Jews, but equally by their absence from current understandings of the war. Of all the legions of Holocaust tales, what had happened to this one?
"We Just Did What We Had To": Telling the Story of a Slovenian Partisan and a Kiwi POW
by Doug Gold
The author tells a dramatic story of World War II: the meeting of his in-laws, a Slovene partisan fighter and a Kiwi prisoner of war under Nazi occupation.
How Two French Introverts Quietly Fought the Nazis
by Jeffrey H. Jackson
Two introverted French Lesbian artists conducted a campaign of subversion against the Nazis occupying the Island of Jersey that a trial judge called "more dangerous than soldiers." A new book explains how.
International Resistance in World War 2 Europe
by Olivier Wieviorka
While national histories of wartime resistance are plentiful, the European dimension of the shadow army has rarely been taken into account.
SOURCE: NY Review of Books
Resistance Means More Than Voting
by Garry Wills
Obama is wrong to suggest that voting and only voting is the way to express one’s opposition to a tyrant like Trump.
Why the Wartime TV Series “A French Village” Is Important
by Walter G. Moss
The series explores what happens when a fictional French village during World War 2 is occupied by Nazis. Some people resist. Others collaborate.
We’re Shifting from Protest to Resistance – Just Like People Did in the 60s.
by Holly Scott
That can end badly if it devolves into infighting.
Review of Nechama Tec's "Resistance: Jews and Christians Who Defied the Nazi Terror"
by Patrick Henry
Her latest study breaks new ground even as it reiterates the major themes of her illustrious life’s work.
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