MEETING PLACE OF HAMBURG UNIT OF THE “WHITE ROSE”
The bookshop in this building was the meeting place for opponents of the Nazi regime during the Second World ar under the leadership of Reinhold Meyer, a student and son of the bookshop owner. The resistance group distributed leaflets of the “White Rose” movement from Munich. About 30 members of the Group were arrested by the Gestapo at the end of 1943. The following members died as a result of inhuman conditions, or were executed: Frederik Geussenhainer, Elisabeth Lange, Dr. Kurt Ledien, Hans Leipelt, DSr. Katharina Leipelt, Reinhold Meyer, Margarethe Mrosek and Margarethe Rothe.