The Rosenstrasse Protest
In February of 1943, the final round-up of Jewish Citizens occured. on February 28th, 5,000 Jewish citizens were rounded up , and of these 5,000, 2,000 were placed into Rosenstrasse 2-4, a local Jewish welfare center. These Jews were the husbands, wives, and children in intermarriages to 'Aryan' Germans. Their husbands up and vanished, the wives of these men soon began to stand outisde of Rosenstrasse in what became a week long protest aimed at their husbands release. This presentation follows the social impact and success of this protest, and the implications that follow these type of stories.