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Dangerous Diplomacy: The Story of Carl Lutz, Rescuer of 62,000 Hungarian Jews

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This volume tells for the first time the courageous story of Carl Lutz (1895-1975), the Swiss diplomat who single-handedly rescued 62,000 Jews from deportation to Nazi concentration camps -- a daring action now recognized as the largest, most successful rescue effort ever undertaken in Nazi-dominated Europe.For over fifty years this dramatic story has remained dormant in g ...more
Hardcover, 295 pages
Published November 1st 2000 by William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company (first published October 31st 2000)
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stephanie
read this for my WWII seminar, and i finally just purchased another copy to replace the one i had given away.

it's astounding, really, what happened in hungary during the war, and how people just gloss over it, in part, i think, because the soviets were right there at the end. (the most excellent musuem i have ever been in, i think, is the "terror house" in budapest, which chronicles the "double occupation" of the nazis and then soviets.)

anyway, this is the story of one man and his wife, and the
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