Book Review: Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War

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Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War by Artemis Joukowsky My rating: 5 of 5 stars Joukowsky’s account of Rev. Waitstill and Martha Sharp’s activities during WWII almost feels like a novel about top secret agents, except their stories are not fiction and they were never spies. Joukowsky, author and grandchild of the Sharps, set out to honor them, their courage, and their triumphs with archival research, interviews, and unpublished family papers, demonstrating that ordinary people can accomplish extraordinary things. The … Read More

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