Three Against Hitler
A compelling true story of three LDS teens fight for freedom.
"Rudi Wobbe: Charged with Preparation to High Treason and Aiding and Abetting the Enemy."
Thus began the trial of Rudi Wobbe and two of his teenage friends as they stood before the justices of the dreaded Voksgerichtshof, the infamous supreme court of Nazi Germany. All the power and indignation of the Third Re...more
— Stephan Hermlin
Rudi Wobbe grew up in Nazi Germany. As a boy his family joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (also known as the LDS or Mormon Church) and he eventually became friends with two other LDS boys, Helmuth Huebener and Karl-Heinz Schnibbe. Rudi resisted joining the Hitler Youth despite the intense pressure, and as he and his frie ...more
Abetting the Enemy"
Thus began the trial of Rudi Wobbe and two of his teenage friends as they
stood before the justices of the dreaded Voksgerichtshof, the infamous
supreme court of Nazi Germany. All the power and indignation of the Third
Reich now focused on these three young men who dared to distribute the
truth about the war to their neighbors. If found guilty, they faced
imprisonment--and perhaps even death.
Why did they do it? Bec ...more
Another thing that i loved about the book was the charecters i loved the charecters and all that they did to try to make the people of germany realize that what hitler was doing was not good infact it was terrible. I also liked how when th ...more
Nonfiction account of three boys who defied Hitler by printing their own anti-Hitler pamphlets.
Mormon boys. Interesting how their branch brothers and sisters and church leadership reacted.
(Maybe you have to have been a Mormon to appreciate that.)
A story of the courage of youth.
One of the authors is one of the boys in the book. (Plot spoiler; he lived)
All I can say is 'wow'. For some reason, Rudi's telling of what it was like to be an enemy of Nazi Germany touched me so much more than did Karl's. This must have been really difficult for him to write, but it was so honest, and it really sounded as if he was telling this story almost as if it was happening, instead of coming back to it year ...more