Defying The Nazis: The Sharps' War

Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War | Trailer

Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War, co-directed by Ken Burns and Artemis Joukowsky, is about a little-known but important mission by an American minister and his wife to rescue refugees and dissidents in Europe before and after the start of World War II.

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    Join an American couple’s courageous mission in 1939 to help refugees escape Nazi-occupied Europe. Over the course of two years, the pair will risk their lives so that hundreds can live in freedom. A new film by Ken Burns and Artemis Joukowsky. Join the conversation with #SharpsWarPBS.

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