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Into the inferno : memoir of a Jewish paratrooper behind Nazi lines

Author: Yoel Palgi
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the spring of 1944, a group of thirty-two young Palestinian Jews parachuted into Nazi-held Eastern Europe and the Balkans. Their goal was to encourage Jewish resistance where possible and to organize rescue schemes thwarting deportations to the death camps. Linking up in Yugoslavia and impelled by the hope that the Jews trapped in Hungary were still capable of fighting back, some of the volunteers set out for
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Jewish
Named Person: Yoel Palgi; Yoel Palgi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yoel Palgi
ISBN: 0813531497 9780813531496
OCLC Number: 49260269
Language Note: Translated from the Hebrew.
Description: xxxii, 279 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Between the Lines --
On the Threshold --
In the Yugoslavian Forests --
On the Rack --
From Prison to Prison --
Strange Bedfellows --
Fateful Decisions --
Waiting --
How Hannah Fell --
The Escape --
Refuge --
Liberation --
The Final Reckoning.
Other Titles: Ruaḥ gedolah baʻah.
Responsibility: Yoel Palgi.

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