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Defying The Nazis: The Sharps' War

Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War

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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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Gerda's Story

Gerda Mayer of Vienna recalls saying good bye in 1939 to her parents, killed in Auschwitz.

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Gerda's Story

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Martha Learns Clandestine Work

Martha Sharp learns clandestine methods to save refugees fleeing the Holocaust.

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Martha Learns Clandestine Work

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Defying The Nazis: The Sharps' War

Peter's Story

Peter recalls the fear present in World War II era Europe.

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Peter's Story

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Video thumbnail: Defying The Nazis: The Sharps' War Waitstill Explains Money Laundering

Defying The Nazis: The Sharps' War

Waitstill Explains Money Laundering

Hear Waitstill Sharp's account, narrated by Tom Hanks, of legal versus moral ethics.

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Waitstill Explains Money Laundering

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Video thumbnail: Defying The Nazis: The Sharps' War Behind the Scenes with Ken Burns

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Behind the Scenes with Ken Burns

Hear the incredible story of Waitstill and Martha Sharp from co-director Ken Burns.

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Behind the Scenes with Ken Burns

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Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War | Trailer

Discover the story of Waitstill and Martha Sharp, who rescued refugees during WWII.

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Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War | Trailer

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Video thumbnail: Defying The Nazis: The Sharps' War Ken Burns Discusses Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War

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Ken Burns Discusses Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War

Ken Burns talks about Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War, coming to PBS on September 20.

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Ken Burns Discusses Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War

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Watch Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War

Uncover the journey of an American couple who saved lives at the onset of World War II.

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