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The good German of Nanking : the diaries of John Rabe

Author: John Rabe; Erwin Wickert
Publisher: London : Little, Brown and Co., 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the late-1930s a mild 55-year-old German protected thousands of citizens of occupied Nanking, often interposing himself physically between Japanese executioners and their victims. Every night he recorded these extraordinary events in his diary, the contents of which are presented in this book.
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Genre/Form: Diaries
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, German
Named Person: John Rabe; John Rabe
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Rabe; Erwin Wickert
ISBN: 0316648078 9780316648073 0316847682 9780316847681
OCLC Number: 60177068
Notes: Translated from the German.
Description: xx, 294 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Gute Deutsche von Nanking.
Responsibility: edited by Erwin Wickert ; translated from the German by John E. Woods.

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