Rescue & flight : American relief workers who defied the Nazis (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Rescue & flight : American relief workers who defied the Nazis

Author: Susan Elisabeth Subak
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author tells the story of the Unitarian Service Committee, which was among the few American organizations committed to helping refugees during World War II. The staff that ran the committee assisted those endangered by the Nazi regime, from famous writers and artists to the average citizen. Part of a larger network of American relief workers, the Unitarian Committee helped refugees negotiate the official and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Elisabeth Subak
ISBN: 9780803225251 0803225253
OCLC Number: 455870747
Description: xxix, 310 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prague, 1939 --
Marseille and Lisbon, 1940 --
Lisbon and Marseille, 1940 --
Marseille, 1941 --
Marseille, 1942 --
Geneva, Lisbon, and Marseille, 1943 --
New York, Lisbon, Paris, and Prague, 1944-45 --
Afterword / by William F. Schulz.
Other Titles: Rescue and flight
Responsibility: Susan Elisabeth Subak ; afterword by William F. Schulz.

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Tells the story of the Unitarian Service Committee, an organization of Americans who rescued European refugees during World War II.  Read more...

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"This volume is not only a valuable contribution to Holocaust studies; with its blend of factual information, tensions, and intrigues, it is a fascinating read."-Suzanne Vromen, Holocaust and Read more...

 
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