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When angels fooled the world : rescuers of Jews in wartime Hungary

Author: Charles Fenyvesi
Publisher: Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"During the Nazi occupation of Hungary, Hungarian Jews often spoke of their Gentile rescuers as "angels," men and women who conducted themselves as if the fascist laws of the Nazis and Arrow Cross did not apply to them. When Angels Fooled the World sets an historical context in its loving recollection of human beings who, by their actions in a time of terror, soared while others crawled."--BOOK JACKET.
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Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Fenyvesi
ISBN: 029918840X 9780299188405
OCLC Number: 52031026
Description: xli, 302 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Killers, opportunists, angels --
The prince from far away: Raoul Wallenberg --
The rages of a dark angel: Mr. Kanalas --
The secrets of the mother book: Erzsebet David --
Man of action, man of God: Gabor Sztehlo --
The matter of honor: Levente Thury --
Epilogue: Blessed be he who was not there?
Responsibility: Charles Fenyvesi.
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"During the Nazi occupation of Hungary, Hungarian Jews often spoke of their Gentile rescuers as "angels," men and women who conducted themselves as if the fascist laws of the Nazis and Arrow Cross did not apply to them. When Angels Fooled the World sets an historical context in its loving recollection of human beings who, by their actions in a time of terror, soared while others crawled."--BOOK JACKET.

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