„A united Europe was not achieved and we had war"
Episode 4: Overcoming Nationalism (European Plans of the Kreisau Circle)

(...) We are in Krzyżowa, in front of the House on the Hill. During  World War II “Kreisau Circle” met here. It was a very original and mature secret anti-Nazi organization in the Third Reich. They were connected by the belief that one cannot be indifferent towards evil, that it should be fought, even if the highest price has to be paid for that. And many of them have actually paid the highest price. When the Gestapo discovered the Kreisau Circle, many of them were condemned to death. One of them was Helmuth James von Moltke, a co-founder of the Circle and the owner of the Krzyżowa estate. (...)


Project: „A united Europe was not achieved and we had war"
Episode 4: Overcoming Nationalism (European Plans of the Kreisau Circle)

Script: Dr Robert Żurek
Narrator: Dominik Kretschmann
Production: Aleksandra Furtak, Katarzyna Maziej-Choińska
Cooperation: Dominik Całka, Dr Tomasz Skonieczny
Music: "Empty Moments", Grzegorz Jurczyk
Translation: Agnieszka Żegańska
Language consultation: Maciej Pliszka

Film made by the Krzyżowa Foundation for Mutual Understanding in Europe with the support of the European Commission's Regional Representation in Wrocław.


On the Polish website of the project, there are materials extending the topic discussed in the episode - podcasts with the participation of experts and links to sources with publications on a given topic.

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