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The Vatican Pimpernel : the wartime exploits of Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty

Author: Brian Fleming
Publisher: Wilton, Cork : Collins Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During the German occupation of Rome from 1942 to 1944, Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty devoted his time and energy to running an escape organisation for Allied POWs and civilians. By the time the Allies entered Rome, he had saved over 6000 lives. Brian Fleming describes the life of the man who became known as 'the Pimpernel of the Vatican'.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fleming, Brian, 1946-
Vatican Pimpernel.
Wilton, Cork : Collins Press, 2008
(OCoLC)891646587
Named Person: Hugh O'Flaherty; Hugh O'Flaherty; Hugh (Geistlicher) O'Flaherty
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Fleming
ISBN: 9781905172573 1905172575
OCLC Number: 191810779
Description: xi, 212 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Contents: Rome 1941 --
A young priest in the Vatican --
The Germans take charge --
A clerical coalman --
Sam Derry --
More volunteers --
Christmas 1943 --
A night at the opera --
Warning shots --
Chasing the pimpernel --
Oppression and fear --
The liberation --
Critics and admirers --
An unsung hero.
Responsibility: Brian Fleming.

Abstract:

During the German occupation of Rome from 1942 to 1944, Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty devoted his time and energy to running an escape organisation for Allied POWs and civilians. By the time the Allies entered Rome, he had saved over 6000 lives. Brian Fleming describes the life of the man who became known as 'the Pimpernel of the Vatican'.

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