Joanne D. Gilbert

Author | Educator | Speaker


[vc_row][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1647039121706{background-color: #f9f9f9 !important;}”][vc_custom_heading text=”Coming in 2023!” font_container=”tag:h1|font_size:32px|text_align:center|color:%230000c0|line_height:34px” google_fonts=”font_family:Playfair%20Display%3Aregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:900%20bold%20italic%3A900%3Aitalic”][vc_custom_heading text=”Women of Valor:” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:32px|text_align:center|color:%23bf0300|line_height:34px” google_fonts=”font_family:Playfair%20Display%3Aregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:900%20bold%20regular%3A900%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”German, French, & Dutch Resisters to the
THIRD REICH” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:26px|text_align:center|color:%23bf0300|line_height:30px” google_fonts=”font_family:Playfair%20Display%3Aregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:900%20bold%20italic%3A900%3Aitalic”][vc_column_text]Join Joanne as she continues her mission to find and celebrate the indomitable young Jewish and Gentile women who successfully defied the Third Reich! This time, her search takes her to Germany, France, and the Netherlands!

Following the successes of her first two books, WOMEN OF VALOR: Polish Jewish Resisters to the Third Reich, and A VICTORY FOR MIRIAM! The Little Jewish Girl Who Defied the Nazis, Joanne has been hard at work researching and writing WOMEN OF VALOR: German, French, & Dutch Resisters to the Third Reich.

Once again, the riveting true stories of “ordinary women” whose extraordinary actions saved countless lives, show the courage, strength, and resilience of the female heart, mind, and spirit.

From Ruth Fast’s experiences as a young Jewish woman born in Germany, who joined the British Foreign Service and was stationed in Algeria . . . to Freya von Motlke, the wealthy German aristocrat, who hosted a series of dangerous secret anti-Nazi resistance group meetings on her estate near Breslau . . .

From Frieda Wattenberg, a Jewish teenager in the Jewish French Resistance, who saved 100s of Jewish children . . . to Marthe Cohn a young French Jew who became an Allied spy embedded in Germany . . .

From Diet Eman, a religious Christian Dutch teenager, who was responsible for hiding and maintaining safe living conditions for hidden Jews . . . to Jewish Dutch teenager, Mirjam Ohringer, who worked in the Dutch Resistance . . .

The legacies of these remarkable women continue to inform our minds, lift our spirits, and warm our hearts![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]