GERMANY: The Good ...

More than most Germans, lively, blue-eyed Inge Scholl has reason to remember the Nazis with horror. Her brother 'Hans and her sister Sophie, medical students at the University of Munich, had joined the underground against Hitler, were arrested by the Gestapo and publicly beheaded. Inge vowed to carry on their work. In the autumn of 1945, under Allied occupation, she found a way.

At 29, Inge Scholl was the natural leader of such anti-Nazi elements as existed in her native Ulm. Her ideological friends suggested that she establish a Volkshoch-schule (university extension) to help rehabilitate the bewildered, shaken populace and...

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