Book ‘All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days’ by Rebecca Donner

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The True Story of the American Woman at the Heart of the German Resistance to Hitler
The “highly evocative, deeply moving” true account of the extraordinary life and brutal death of Mildred Harnack, the American leader of one of the largest underground resistance groups in Germany during WWII—“a stunning literary achievement” (Kai Bird, author of The Outlier and co-author of Pulitzer Prize-winning American Prometheus). Born and raised in Milwaukee, Mildred Harnack was twenty-six when she enrolled in a PhD program in Germany and witnessed the meteoric rise of the Nazi party. In 1932, she began holding secret meetings in her apartment—a small band of political activists that by 1940 had grown into the largest underground resistance group in Berlin. She recruited working-class Germans into the resistance, helped Jews escape...
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company  Paperback: ‎576 pages  ISBN-13: 978-0316561693  Dimensions:‎ 6.35 x 1.75 x 9.5 inches - Buy on Amazon

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