Sophie Scholl and her brother fought back against the Nazis in the 1940s. The Scholls were later captured and executed. The Scholl siblings refused to flee from their culture, as we are tempted to do today, and as such likely saved many lives.
Planeloads of Protestants have been visiting Germany in the year leading up to Oct. 31. On that date in 1517 Luther reportedly nailed his 95 theses — or objections to Catholic practices — to the Castle Church door in Wittenberg, sparking the Reformation.