RESISTING HITLER: Mildred Harnack and the Red Orchestra by Shareen Blair Brysac~ Cast of Characters
Resisting Hitler: Mildred Harnack and the Red Orchestra by Shareen Brysac. It includes a description of the book, cast of characters, reviews, author’s bio, a teacher’s and reader’s guide a list of events, and radio links.
Cato Bontjes van Beek (November 14, 1920 - August 05, 1943) - From the fall of 1940 she and her sister Mietje arranged help for French prisoners-of-war and persecuted Jews. She was friends with Heinz Strelow from 1941 and had contact to Harro and Libertas Schulze-Boysen and other members of the “Red Orchestra” resistance group. Along with Strelow, she was involved in distributing the “AGIS” leaflet.
Admiral Wilhelm Franz Canaris (1887 –1945) was chief of the Abwehr, the German military intelligence service, from 1935 to 1944. He was among the military officers involved in the clandestine opposition to Adolf Hitler and the Nazi regime. He was executed in the Flossenbürg concentration camp for the act of high treason after the failed attempt of the opposition to assassinate Hitler on July 20, 1944.
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Mildred Fish-Harnack and her husband Arvid Harnack. They are the coolest of the cats and I am in love with both of them!! They attended my own school, University of Wisconsin-Madison, moved to Germany...