The Group of Housewives That Defeated the Nazis | Faces of the Holocaust

200 non-Jewish women led a protest to save their Jewish husbands after Goebbels sent them to Auschwitz. The only open protest against the Holocaust in German history, it quickly grew to over 1,000 women. While most intermarried couples divorced, Elsa Holzer along with other women refused to stand down in the face of insurmountable odds against the SS, to save their husbands and children from death.

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