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A conspiracy of decency : the rescue of the Danish Jews during World War II

Author: Emmy E Werner
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The people of Denmark managed to save almost their country's entire Jewish population from extinction in a spontaneous act of humanity -- one of the most compelling stories of moral courage in the history of World War II. Drawing on many personal accounts, Emmy Werner tells the story of the rescue of the Danish Jews from the vantage-point of living eyewitnesses- the last survivors of an extraordinary conspiracy of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
History
Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Werner, Emmy E.
Conspiracy of decency.
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 2002
(OCoLC)606926800
Online version:
Werner, Emmy E.
Conspiracy of decency.
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 2002
(OCoLC)609419530
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emmy E Werner
ISBN: 0813339065 9780813339061
OCLC Number: 50746481
Description: 212 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Shadows over Denmark --
Men of conscience --
A matter of decency --
Escape across the Øresund --
Refuge in Sweden --
Sojourn in Theresienstadt --
Turmoil in Copenhagen --
Liberation and homecoming --
Getting on with life --
"Whoever saves a single life."
Responsibility: Emmy E. Werner.
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The people of Denmark managed to save almost their entire Jewish population from extinction in a spontaneous act of humanity during World War II. Drawing on personal accounts, Emmy Werner tells the  Read more...

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