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Raoul Wallenberg : rescuing thousands from the Nazis' grasp

Author: Debra McArthur
Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, ©2005.
Series: Holocaust heroes and Nazi criminals.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documents the Swedish diplomat's heroic actions during the Holocaust, and his mysterious death following Soviet imprisonment. In the midst of the horrors of the Holocaust, Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat in Hungary, had one goal: to save as many Jews as possible from Nazi execution. Debra McArthur details the life of an extraordinary man who gave everything, including his life, in the service of humanity. In  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Raoul Wallenberg; Raoul Wallenberg
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Debra McArthur
ISBN: 0766025306 9780766025301
OCLC Number: 55948095
Description: 160 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Facts about Raoul Wallenburg --
Daring rescue --
Unlikely hero --
Chance to save lives --
Hope for the Jews --
Power struggle --
Nyilas nightmare begins --
Marched to death --
Unholy nights --
Liberation and imprisonment --
Rescue or spy? --
Timeline.
Series Title: Holocaust heroes and Nazi criminals.
Responsibility: Debra McArthur.
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Documents the Swedish diplomat's heroic actions during the Holocaust, and his mysterious death following Soviet imprisonment. In the midst of the horrors of the Holocaust, Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat in Hungary, had one goal: to save as many Jews as possible from Nazi execution. Debra McArthur details the life of an extraordinary man who gave everything, including his life, in the service of humanity. In the face of overwhelming cruelty, he proved that one person can make a difference.

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