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A quiet courage : Per Anger, Wallenberg's co-liberator of Hungarian Jews

Author: Elizabeth Skoglund
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Books, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Russians are advancing on Budapest. The Nazis, in a last desperate attempt to destroy Hungarian Jewry, have sent Adolf Eichmann to round up as many Jews as possible for the gas chambers of Auschwitz. It is a time of chaos and terror. Two Swedish diplomats with their colleagues in the Swedish legation decide that they must act to save as many as possible. One of them, Raoul Wallenberg, was to vanish after the war
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Skoglund, Elizabeth.
Quiet courage.
Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Books, ©1997
(OCoLC)645853621
Named Person: Raoul Wallenberg; Per Anger; Per Anger; Raoul Wallenberg; Per Anger; Raoul Wallenberg
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Skoglund
ISBN: 0801011256 9780801011252
OCLC Number: 35280527
Notes: The Mazal Holocaust Collection
Description: 187 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Elizabeth R. Skoglund.

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The Russians are advancing on Budapest. The Nazis, in a last desperate attempt to destroy Hungarian Jewry, have sent Adolf Eichmann to round up as many Jews as possible for the gas chambers of Auschwitz. It is a time of chaos and terror. Two Swedish diplomats with their colleagues in the Swedish legation decide that they must act to save as many as possible. One of them, Raoul Wallenberg, was to vanish after the war into Soviet Russia. His story has often been told. The.

Other, Per Anger, was to be his partner in the great rescue effort. This is Per's story, and it once again proves the great truth that "one man can make a difference." Per Anger's determination and heroism were to be repeated twelve years later, in 1956, when he came to the aid of Hungarians fleeing another oppressor - Soviet communism.

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