Chapter II: Don’t Make Waves
Rachael takes us to Prague and into her grandmother’s childhood. We begin the history lesson with Hana overhearing news of the Munich Agreement and Hitler’s desire to take part of her country. As Hitler occupies the entirety of Czechoslovakia and WWII officially begins, Hana’s parents find a way for her to flee.
- Understand how the Nazis enacted laws that stripped citizens of their civil liberties and set the stage for war between 1933 and 1938.
- Recognize how upstanders saved Jewish lives.
- Reflect on how people maintain normalcy and hope during dangerous times.