Schindler, Wallenberg, Miep Gies: The Holocaust Heroes

Schindler, Wallenberg, Miep Gies: The Holocaust Heroes

by David K. Fremon


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The Holocaust was the widespread slaughter of more than 11 million people-including 6 million Jews-by the Nazis. The heroes of the Holocaust were individuals who risked their own lives, and those of their families, to save thousands of Jews from certain death. Rescuers hid Jews in their basements and attics, forged false identification papers, and even transported Jews across borders to save as many as possible from the Nazi death camps. Many rescue attempts failed, and turned would-be rescuers into victims of the Nazis. Author David K. Fremon recalls the bravery of rescuers who saved thousands from the horrors of the Holocaust.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766062177
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/28/2014
Series: Remembering the Holocaust Series
Pages: 98
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.25(d)
Lexile: 820L (what's this?)
Age Range: 11 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

1 It Would Have Been the End 5

2 This Craziness 7

3 The Right Thing to Do 18

4 Christians Must Not Forget 30

5 Leave These People Alone 37

6 Danes Helping Fellow Danes 45

7 Bear Witness to This Terrible Nightmare 55

8 Stodd Up and Fought Like Lions 61

9 The Magnificent Heroic Struggle 67

10 Whoever Saves a Single Soul 77

Chronology 82

Chapter Notes 84

Glossary 91

Further Reading 93

Index 95

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