ISBN-10:
0800628977
ISBN-13:
9780800628970
Pub. Date:
01/24/1996
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Sheltering the Jews: Stories of Holocaust Rescuers

Sheltering the Jews: Stories of Holocaust Rescuers

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Overview

From the riveting testimonies and files housed at Yad Vashem, Holocaust historian Mordecai Paldiel presents dozens of stories of the circumstances and odds facing Jews inside Nazi-dominated Europe and those who would help them. Highlighting the aid and assistance of non-Jews, Paldeil demonstrates that the awesome efficiency of the Nazi death machine did not rule out heroism by ordinary people, in spite of risks. Stories and photos focused on conditions of sheltering, movement of people across borders, passing as a gentile, rescues of children, an dangers of detection epitomize the radical altruism, courage, and ingenuity that helped some Jews to survive the darkest moment in history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780800628970
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 01/24/1996
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Franklin H. Littell

1. Introduction

2. Hiding and Sheltering Conditions

3. The Art of Passing

4. Movement from Place to Place

5. Children on the Run

6. Special Rescue Stories

7. Dangers of Detection

8. The Significance of the "righteous" Deeds

Appendix:

The Righteous among the Nations at Yad Vashem

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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