Nazi opponent tapped as woman of century

It may be the only German resistance group that mentioned the mass murder of European Jewry.

Seven members of the group, including Sophie, who was not quite 22, and her brother, Hans, 24, were guillotined after their clandestine activities were uncovered.

During her trial on Feb. 22, 1943, Sophie Scholl told the famous "hanging" Judge Roland Freisler: "Somebody had to make a start. What we said and wrote are what many people are thinking. They just don't dare say it out loud."