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Resistance to the National Socialist Government in Germany

About this Guide

This guide lists resources for researching resistance to the National Socialist government in Germany before and during World War II.  It includes a selection of relevant general books, a list of pre-populated searches of the Harvard Library catalog (HOLLIS), a selection of relevant periodicals, and a list of recommended web resources.

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Selected Reference and General History Books

Pre-Populated HOLLIS Catalog Searches for Books

Link to the homepage of the HOLLIS Harvard Library catalogOne of the best ways for finding books on a specific topic in the collections of the Harvard libraries, regardless of the language of the work itself, is to search the HOLLIS library catalog using Library of Congress (LC) subject headings

Below are links to pre-populated HOLLIS searches using LC subject headings to items that are related to the resistance of the Nazi government during this period.  

Electronic Resources