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In defiance of Hitler : the secret mission of Varian Fry

Author: Carla Killough McClafferty
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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At a time when most Americans ignored the atrocities going on in Europe in 1940, American journalist Varian Fry put himself in great danger to save strangers in a foreign land. He was instrumental in the rescue of more than 2,000 refugees, including novelist Heinrich Mann and artist Marc Chagall.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Young adult nonfiction
Named Person: Varian Fry; Varian Fry; Varian Fry; Varian Fry
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carla Killough McClafferty
ISBN: 9780374382049 0374382042
OCLC Number: 164803263
Description: 196 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Witness --
Preparation --
Papers --
Choices --
Plans --
Escape --
Spy --
Undercover --
Enemies --
Betrayed --
Expelled --
Aftermath --
Remembered.
Other Titles: Secret mission of Varian Fry
Responsibility: Carla Killough McClafferty.
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At a time when most Americans ignored the atrocities going on in Europe in 1940, American journalist Varian Fry put himself in great danger to save strangers in a foreign land. He was instrumental in the rescue of more than 2,000 refugees, including novelist Heinrich Mann and artist Marc Chagall.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-12-01) Good Permalink

     This volume is the account of Varian Fry, an American journalist who helped hundreds of Jews escape Nazi Germany.  It is upper middle to high school reading and will only be picked up by your readers interested in the history of the war.  Comprehensive and moving.

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