The Edelweiss Pirates
group of ex-Hitler Youth
Mostly comprised of teenagers between the ages of 14 and 18
The Swing Kids
likes american music
Though not very political at the beginning, the Swing Kids were said to have begun spreading the truth heard from the Allies to German citizens.
Johann George Elser
was one of many men who tried to assassinate Hitler.
tried to do it alone.
The European Union
European Union was a group of anti-fascist Germans who despised Nazism and what it had done to their country.
ounded in Berlin in 1939
The White Rose
White Rose was a non-violent group, mostly made up of intellectuals,
The White Rose became quite popular, especially among college students, and various offshoots popped up in different towns.
The Solf Circle
The least successful of all the groups on this list, the Solf Circle was an informal group of intellectuals who were against Nazism
Nearly everyone was rounded up, arrested, tried, and executed.
The Catholic Church
Rather, we’re talking about certain Catholic priests in Germany, who vociferously fought against, among other things, the T4 program (the so-called “euthanasia program”)
The Rosenstrasse Protest
A singular event, perpetrated because of the deportation of thousands of Jewish men who were married to non-Jewish women.
For over a week in early 1943, the women peacefully marched in protest against their husbands’ deportation.
aid to be one of the main centers of the German resistance movement, their goal was to figure out how to establish a peaceful, Christian Germany, after the war was lost.
after in the war, some of the members were involved in a failed assassination of Adolf Hitler
was created in 1936.
Named after Harro Schulze-Boysen (the Luftwaffe staff officer who founded it) and his friends, one of their goals was to gather intelligence for the Allies and help those hunted by the Nazis to get to freedom.
(http://listverse.com/2013/09/29/10-awesome-groups-of-germans-who-resisted-the-nazis/ – all information can be found on this site)