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by Dr. Julie M. Winter,Peter Hoffmann,Marion Yorck von Wartenburg

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Dr. Julie M. Winter,Peter Hoffmann,Marion Yorck von Wartenburg
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Peter Graf Yorck von Wartenburg (13 November 1904 – 8 August 1944) was a German jurist and a member of the German Resistance against Nazism

Peter Graf Yorck von Wartenburg (13 November 1904 – 8 August 1944) was a German jurist and a member of the German Resistance against Nazism. He studied law and politics in Bonn and Breslau from 1923 to 1926, gaining his doctorate in Breslau in 1927 and passing the civil service entrance examination for lawyers in Berlin in 1930. He married Marion Winter that same year.

Marion Yorck von Wartenburg was involved in the Nazi resistance group known as the Kreisau Circle, whose cofounder was her husband, Peter. The Kreisau Circle participated in the assassination attempt on Adolf Hitler on July 20, 1944. Peter’s cousin Claus Stauffen-berg and other members of the military resistance carried out the attempt. When they failed, hundreds of people were arrested, tried, and executed, including Peter. Marion and other members of the conspirators’ families were also arrested and spent months jailed under miserable conditions.

The Power of Solitude book. In this memoir Marion recreates the terrifying reality of her life as the wife of a resistance fighter and at the same time conveys the depth of the bond that existed between her and her husband.

Marion Yorck von Wartenburg was involved in the Nazi resistance group known as the Kreisau Circle, whose cofounder was her . Peter's cousin Claus Stauffen-berg and other members of the military resistance carried out the attempt. Marion and other members of the conspirators' families were also arrested and spent months jailed under miserable conditions.

She has also translated Freya von Moltke's "Memories of Kreisau and the German Resistance" (U of Nebraska Press), Marion Yorck von Wartenburg's "The Power of Solitude: My Life in the German Resistance" (U of Nebraska Press), and Alena Wagnerová's "In 1945 They.

She has also translated Freya von Moltke's "Memories of Kreisau and the German Resistance" (U of Nebraska Press), Marion Yorck von Wartenburg's "The Power of Solitude: My Life in the German Resistance" (U of Nebraska Press), and Alena Wagnerová's "In 1945 They Were Children: Flight and Expulsion in the Life of a Generation" (Picton Press).

Muriel Cormican, Marion Yorck Von Wartenburg, Julie M. Winters. Published: 1 January 2002. Keywords: Power of Solitude, Life in the German Resistance.

Julie M. Winter has a PhD in German from Northwestern University. She is the translator of Marion Yorck von Wartenburg’s The Power of Solitude: My Life in the German Resistance (Nebraska 2000). Start reading Memories of Kreisau and the German Resistance on your Kindle in under a minute. Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.

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Peter Graf Yorck von Wartenburg (13 November 1904 – 8 August 1944) was a German jurist and a member of the German Resistance against Nazism . Peter Yorck von Wartenburg in the German National Library catalogue. ograph of von Wartenburg before the. Biography: Marion Gräfin Yorck von Wartenburg.

“Dearly beloved Child of my Heart, we are probably standing at the end of our beautiful and rich life together. Because tomorrow the People’s Court intends to sit in judgment on me and others. I hear that we have been expelled from the army. They can take the uniform from us, but not the spirit in which we acted.”—Peter Yorck von Wartenburg, in a letter to his wife.

Marion Yorck von Wartenburg was involved in the Nazi resistance group known as the Kreisau Circle, whose cofounder was her husband, Peter. The Kreisau Circle participated in the assassination attempt on Adolf Hitler on July 20, 1944. Peter’s cousin Claus Stauffen-berg and other members of the military resistance carried out the attempt. When they failed, hundreds of people were arrested, tried, and executed, including Peter. Marion and other members of the conspirators’ families were also arrested and spent months jailed under miserable conditions. In this memoir Marion recreates the terrifying reality of her life as the wife of a resistance fighter and at the same time conveys the depth of the bond that existed between her and her husband.