The Man Who Stopped the Trains to Auschwitz: George Mantello, el Salvador and Switzerland's Finest Hour

The Man Who Stopped the Trains to Auschwitz: George Mantello, el Salvador and Switzerland's Finest Hour

by David Kranzler
     
 

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Senator Joseph Lieberman introduces a prize-winning book on the Holocaust. Kranzler (emeritus, history, City U. of New York) relates the little-known story of the rescue of the remaining 140,000 Hungarian Jews by Jewish diplomat Frank Mantello. For his heroic efforts, the Swiss government harassed him and some US Jewish groups shunned him. Includes photos of the Salvadorean citizenship papers he issued, Mantello (d. 1992), and leading Swiss theologians who had their consciences pricked by him<-->as did other world leaders, finally. The CiP lists an incorrect ISBN. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780815628736
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Series:
Religion, Theology, and the Holocaust Series
Pages:
341
Product dimensions:
6.22(w) x 9.28(h) x 1.00(d)

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