Heroes of the Holocaust
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Heroes of the Holocaust

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A book of scope and power, Heroes of the Holocaust tells of ordinary people who confronted the brutality of the holocaust with acts of unselfish courage. Among these are: a Jewish family saved by personal intervention by a German general; a ship's captain who dumped his cargo to make room for 600 Jews; and a father, grieving over the sudden death of his only son, who gave...more
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Published February 1st 1998 by Berkley Trade
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Sandy T
Even though I've read several books on this subject, I am still amazed at the courage and strength people showed in the most inhumane circumstances. This book had some extraordinary stories of people who defied the Nazis in order to help a fellow human being, despite extreme danger to themselves .
Each chapter was a new story, so it was an easy one to read when I had an extra 5 minutes here and there. The stories were told by survivors, and so the writing itself was a bit amateurish--that's why...more
Cathy Gamble
Amazing stories of courage during WWII-- Not poetically written, but the stories are so compelling that you can overlook the writing style.
Susan
really powerful stories from people who lived to tell.
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This was such a moving and inspiring book!
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