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The Red Orchestra a film by Stefan Roloff ; executive producers, Stefan Roloff, Daniel Elias, David Houts ; produced for ZDF by When 6 is 9 Productions in association with Hybrid Films

Publication | Library Call Number: DVD-0547

This film employs pioneering animation techniques and interviews with survivors to tell the story of the Red Orchestra from the inside for the first time. The Red Orchestra was a resistance group that fought against Nazi power within Germany from 1933 to 1942. The Gestapo labeled them as communists and traitors for their efforts to put an end to Hitler's reign, a theory that was upheld by allied secret services until recently. Historians now officially recognize the Red Orchestra as one of the largest and most efficient Nazi resistance groups, with members who held a variety of political and religious beliefs. Forty percent of the members were women. Stopping the Third Reich was their common goal.

Uniform Title
Rote Kapelle (Motion picture)
Variant Title
Rote Kapelle
Projected medium
Amherst, Mass. : DEFA Film Library, 2004
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Record last modified: 2013-09-13 13:39:00
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