goebbels-bonhoeffer

Germany.

World War 2.

Two men lived through this time. One on the side of the Third Reich’s crushing dictatorship. The other as a resistance fighter, spy and pastor. Joseph Goebbels was the head of propaganda for Hitler’s Nazi regime and he ruthlessly lied to an entire generation of Germans, entrancing them to follow a crazed Fuhrer off the cliff of world domination. On the other hand, pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer refused to escape from his native Germany because of his desire to alleviate the plight of innocent countrymen. By the end of the war, both men were dead. But it was how they lived that separated them in breathless fashion.

Here are their stories.

Joseph Goebbels (1897-1945)
After failing to become a novelist and a journalist, Goebbels joined the Nazi Party in 1924. Nine years later in 1933, Hitler became the head of German governmental powers and Goebbels was propelled…

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