Marthe Cohn was a young Jewish woman living just across the German border in France when Hitler rose to power. Her family sheltered Jews fleeing the Nazis, including Jewish children sent away by their terrified parents. But soon her homeland was also under Nazi rule. As the Nazi occupation escalated, Marthe's sister was arrested and sent to Auschwitz and the rest of her family was forced to flee to the south of France. Always a fighter, Marthe joined...
1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
An inspiring documentary that tells the story of Marthe Cohn, a feisty young woman who joined the French Army during WWII after Hitler's rise power. After keeping silent for almost 60 years, Marthe now shares the extraordinary story of how she managed to beat the odds and fight the Nazis as a spy after her family fled to the south of France, and a sister was sent to Auschwitz.