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Resistance to National Socialism
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[German Version]

Resistance to National Socialism included measures and actions aiming to overthrow the Nazi system together with actions to save Jews and other persecuted groups. Resistance fell into four phases. From 1933 to 1938, it came from groups that formed around parties and organizations associated with the Weimar Republic. F…

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Mommsen, Hans, “Resistance to National Socialism”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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