The courage of silence : Father Placido Cortese. (DVD video, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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The courage of silence : Father Placido Cortese.

Publisher: Italy : NOVA-T, Worcester, Pennsylvania : Distributed by Vision Video, [2007?] [date of distribution not identified]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
Summary:
"Using a secret Vatican fund, Cortese rescued Jews, Slovenians, Croatians, and Americans from the hands of Italy's Fascist regime and from their Nazi allies. This documentary tells the story of their heroic effors and of Father Cortese's disappearance. Through extraordinary eyewitness accounts and official records, we learn about the young priest's abduction by the Gestapo and of his refusal, in the face of brutal  Read more...
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Named Person: Placido Cortese; Placido Cortese
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
OCLC Number: 865584108
Notes: Originally produced in Italy. Narrated in English.
Description: 1 videodisc : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.
Other Titles: Father Placido Cortese

Abstract:

"Using a secret Vatican fund, Cortese rescued Jews, Slovenians, Croatians, and Americans from the hands of Italy's Fascist regime and from their Nazi allies. This documentary tells the story of their heroic effors and of Father Cortese's disappearance. Through extraordinary eyewitness accounts and official records, we learn about the young priest's abduction by the Gestapo and of his refusal, in the face of brutal torture, to name his collaborators"--Container.

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