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Beyond Hitler's grasp : the heroic rescue of Bulgaria's Jews

Author: Michael Bar-Zohar
Publisher: Holbrook, Mass. : Adams Media, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the actions of "public and private individuals ... who independently risked their lives for the rights of others" and earned Bulgaria the distinction of being "the only Axis-aligned country not to deport its Jews." Despite the formation of a pro-Nazi government and their own version of the Nuremberg laws, "not one Bulgarian Jew ever left the country."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Bar-Zohar
ISBN: 1580620604 9781580620604
OCLC Number: 39229612
Notes: The Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Description: xiii, 298 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Alarm --
The fox --
The law for the defense of the nation --
The commissar --
An order for deportation --
The lovers --
A Thracian nightmare --
Boxcars at the station --
An order from the highest place --
Trains --
Forty-three signatures --
The bluff --
The metropolitans --
Belev's devious plan --
Despair --
The king has vanished --
Belev's revenge --
The last effort --
The mysterious death of Boris III --
A body in a ditch --
The hour of reckoning.
Responsibility: Michael Bar Zohar.

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In the tradition of "Schindler's List, Beyond Hitler's Grasp" tells the dramatic true account of the Bulgarian conspiracy to outwit the Germans and keep every one of Bulgaria's Jews from ever being  Read more...

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