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Feb 18, 1943

The Gestapo arrested Hans Scholl and his sister Sophie for opposing the Nazi regime. The two were the leaders of the German youth group Weisse Rose (White Rose). They were tried for treason by Judge Roland Freisler, found guilty and executed as "political traitors" in Munich's Stadelheim Prison on February 22, 1943.

Source:  World War II History

Date Added: 2010-03-16

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