Get the scripts of two plays that tell powerful stories of individual resistance to the Nazis during the Holocaust.
This March, Facing History and Ourselves is honored to celebrate Women’s History Month by highlighting courageous women and girls who have actively made history. We know you’re strapped for time as an educator, but fear not.
In the description of the incident, and in interviews with some of the key people involved, a girl named Tina is mentioned various times. Although Tina played an important role in the ostracism that occurred among the seventh grade girls, she was not included in the interviews conducted as part of the Harvard/Facing History and Ourselves research study. The reason for this omission is that there were two eighth grade Language Arts sections in the school and Tina was in the section in which we were conducting interviews. All of the five other girls were in the other section where we were conducting interviews.
This weekend marks the 77th anniversary of the Nanjing Atrocities, a seminal event in the history of World War II, yet one that few know much about.