Thursday, June 29, 2017

Pencil sketch of an anti Nazi by Dr K Prabhakar Rao


Prof Kurt Huber was employed at Munich University during the Nazi regime. He was associated with White Rose an anti Nazi resistance group. He wrote the sixth pamphlet condemning the Nazi regime, war, mass murders   and persecution of Jews etc. Gestapo was after him and they arrested him on 19 April 1943 along with Alexander Schmorell and were tried by People's court. Once he was arrested, he was dismissed from the University and his Doctorate degree was also withdrawn. He was sentenced to death and guillotined on 13 July 1943 at Stadelheim prison in Munich.

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