Flying against the Wind: The Story of a Young Woman Who Defied the Nazis Movies, Media Adaptations & Suggested Reading

Ina R. Friedman
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World War II and the Nazi period had a profound impact on the world. The ethical questions posed then are relevant today.

Friedman has three books for young adults on this era: Escape or Die, The Other Victims, and Flying against the Wind. She explores the personal stories of Jews and Christians under twenty years old. These young adults, endangered by the Nazis, made profoundly difficult moral choices.

Friedman's first book, Escape or Die: True Stories of Young People Who Survived the Holocaust, was published in 1985. She continued researching World War II Germany for her second book, a collective biography, The Other Victims: First-Person Stories of NonJews Persecuted by the Nazis. The research from this book spawned the third book Flying against the Wind: The Story of a Young Woman Who Defied the Nazis.

In 2001, Friedman wrote, produced, and performed her biographical work Escape...

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