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The righteous of Switzerland : heroes of the Holocaust

Author: Meir Wagner; Moshe Meisels
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : KTAV Pub., ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meir Wagner; Moshe Meisels
ISBN: 0881256986 9780881256987
OCLC Number: 50661578
Description: xli, 269 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Unsung Heroes of the Holocaust xvii --
List of the "Righteous Among the Nations" of Swiss Nationality xl --
Defenders of the Oppressed and Accomplices in Uniform / Marcel Pasche 1 --
Freedom-Giving Lady of Frankfurt Frieda Impekoven 17 --
"Whoever Saves One Soul ..." / Arthur Schneeberger, Anne Schneeberger 20 --
Unrelenting Struggle to Rescue the Innocent / Ernest Prodolliet 23 --
Mother of the Refugees / Gertrud Kurz 30 --
Police Captain with a Conscience / Paul Gruninger 32 --
Standing Up to the Vichy Regime / Maurice Dubois, Eleonore Dubois 57 --
Loving Guardian of La Hille Castle / Rosli Naef 67 --
Masterminding the Escape / Renee Farny 77 --
A Helping Hand to Freedom / Gret Tobler 85 --
Man Who was More Than a Teacher / Sebastian Steiger 87 --
Over the Border Against the Law / Anne-Marie Im Hof-Piguet 100 --
A Tireless Team on the Freedom Trail / Fred Reymond, Lilette Reymond 109 --
Third Combatant / Marcel Junod 114 --
Rallying a Town to Stand Up to the Oppressor / August Bohny 119 --
Ingenious "Milk Churn" Rescue Operation / Friedel Bohny-Reiter 125 --
Quick-thinking Nun of Sacre-Coeur Convent / Jeanne Berchmans (Marie Meienhofer) 130 --
Persona Non Grata / Rene Burkhardt 136 --
Protestant Pastor who Protected the "Property of God" / Hans Schaffert 137 --
"Children, Thank the Almighty, You Are Saved!" / Albert Gross 141 --
Tata, the Toddlers' Guardian Angel / Martha Schmidt 146 --
Pastor and His Wife Who Never Said No to Refugees / Roland de Pury, Jacqueline de Pury 150 --
Navigating in Treacherous Waters / Karl Kolb, Vladimir von Steiger 153 --
Bible-Coded Letters That Slipped Past the Censors / Daniel Curtet 156 --
"An Angel With a Flaming Sword" / Paul Calame-Rosset, May Calame-Rosset 159 --
Social Worker--and Passionate Secret Resistance Fighter / Rene Nodot 163 --
Courageous Consul in Besieged Budapest / Carl Lutz, Gertrude Lutz, Peter Zurcher 167 --
Visionary Emissary of Hope / Jean de Bavier 193 --
Red Cross Official Who Knew No Fear / Friedrich Born 195 --
Courageous Nun of the Sacred Heart Convent / Hildegard Gutzwiller 205 --
Good Samaritan's Summerhouse Refuge / William Francken, Laure Francken 210 --
In the Devil's Lair / Jean-Edouard Friedrich, Roland Marti, Pierre Descoeudres, Robert Schirmer 217 --
Triumphs and Tragedies in the Life of a Schlepper / Emile Barras 223 --
Six Weeks in Jail, That Others Could Live Free / Ernest Wittwer 231 --
Not Taking "No" for an Answer / Georges Dunand 234 --
Volunteering for Theresienstadt / Paul Dunant 238 --
Legendary Liberator of Mauthausen / Louis Haefliger 240 --
Secretary's Dual Role / Harald Feller 243 --
Painstaking Priest Who Made Escape-Planning an Art / Charles-Jean Bovet 256 --
Heroes of "No-Man's-Land" / Arthur Lavergnat, Jeanne Lavergnat 258.
Responsibility: by Meir Wagner ; edited by Andreas C. Fischer, Graham Buik.

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