The year is 1939. Germany, led by Adolf Hitler, has invaded Poland. The world is about to enter into the biggest and most terrible war in history. But from the depths of despair rose some very courageous, selfless individuals, such as Sophie Scholl, Violette Szabo and Raymond Aubrac, who risked their lives for the sakes of others in need, often for no gain and with no recognition. Here are some of their incredible stories…
About the Author
Claire Throp loves sea mammals and spent far too long looking at them while supposedly doing research for this book! She has written children's nonfiction on subjects ranging from countries to sports to. She lives just outside Oxford, England.
Table of ContentsThe story of World War II -- What the resistance movement did -- The resistance movement in France -- Forest Frederic Edward Yeo-Thomas -- Nancy Wake -- Violette Szabo -- Raymond Aubrac -- Virginia Hall -- Resistance movements in Germany -- Resistance in other countries -- The importance of the resistance movement.