Sophie Scholl - A a german resistance fighter and member of the White Rose, a nonviolent student movement in the Third Reich fighting Hitler's government. She was arrested together with other members of the White Rose for spreading leaflets calling for passive resistance, scentenced to death and murdered by the Nazi regime on 22 Feb 1942, aged 21. It would be her 93rd birthday today on 9 May.
Date: 1935 - 1939 Locale: Sosnowiec, [Katowice; Zaglebie] Poland Credit: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Harry Nortman Copyright: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Portrait of the family of Noach Nortman. While the Nortman children survived the war, Noach and his wife died in Sosnowiec.