The Young Guard

Author(s): Anatoly Aleksin
A play for young audiences about an underground youth resistance organization called The Young Guard operating in Krasnodon, Russia during the German occupation of WWII. As the story of these teenagers unfolds, the group is betrayed; many of its members are captured, interrogated by the Gestapo, and executed. Based on fact, The Young Guard portrays the bravery and heroism of these young people.
Format: Drama
Cast Size:Requires a cast of 30+

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Nationality of Author: Russian
Original Language: English
Experience(s) Chronicled: Resistance

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