Nazi Resister Freya von Moltke Dies in Vermont

Freya von Moltke, a former Nazi resister who made her home in Vermont, died at the age of 98.

Her son, Helmuth von Moltke, told the Valley News that his German-born mother died Friday after suffering a viral infection earlier in the week.

Freya von Moltke and her husband were prominent members of the German resistance to the Nazis during World War II. Born into a banking family in 1911, Freya Deichmann met her future husband, Helmuth James Graf von Moltke, at age 18 and married him in 1931.

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