Opposition and resistance in wartime

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Who were the Edelweiss Pirates?
Group for working-class youth based in Rhineland/Ruhr
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How did the Edelweiss Pirates reject the Hitler Youth?
Organised own expeditions, sang anti-HJ songs.
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What did the Cologne EP do?
'44 - Helped deserters , POWs, forced labourers etc
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7 Dec '42
Gestapo broke up 28 EP groups across Ger.
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Nov. '44
Cologne group publicly hanged
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How did Swing Youth reject Nazi values?
Listened to swing/jazz, wore Eng. style clothes
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What was the White Rose group?
Based @ Munich Uni, Catholic infl (Galen), emph. indiv. freedom, pers. morality
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What did the White Rose do between '42-3?
Distributed 6 pamphlets in Munich; sent further afield by sympathisers
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What did they do in Feb. '43?
Painted anti-NSDAP slogans on buildings
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What was the fate of the White Rose group?
Executed by Gestapo
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'40
Galen's sermon against euthanasia
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How did the regime respond to Galen's sermon?
Temporarily halted euthanasia programme, killed three priests who circulated the sermon
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What was the only national church organisation to condem anti-Semitism?
Prot. Church of Prussia
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When was Dietrich Bonhoeffer banned from public speaking?
'40
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What event increased Russian resistance to the Nazi regime?
Operation Barbarossa ('41)
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How many communist cells were in Berlin at the time of Operation Barbarossa?
89
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How did they spread their ideas?
Leafleting
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How many of the 89 cells had been destroyed by the end of 1943?
22
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What was the Kreisau Circle?
Group of elites (e.g aristocrats, lawyers) against NSDAP
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What happened to the Kreisau Circle?
Held three meetings ('42-'43) before being broken up by Gestapo
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How did those previously involved in the former Kreisau Circle first attempt to oust the Fuhrer?
Negiotating w/ GB govt for peace - plans fell through
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March '43
Assasination attempt #1 - bomb on Hitler's plane didn't explode
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April '43
Bonhoeffer and others arrested
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What was Operation Valkyrie?
Plan for provisional govt. to take over Berlin + negiotate Allied peace after Hitler's death
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July '44
O.V bomb exploded in Hitler's HQ, but didn't kill him
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Why else did the coup fail?
Conspirators didn't seize vital areas, such as radio stations
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How many people were arrested b/c of the failed coup?
7000
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