The Resource 50 children : one ordinary American couple's extraordinary rescue mission into the heart of Nazi Germany, Steven Pressman, (electronic book)

50 children : one ordinary American couple's extraordinary rescue mission into the heart of Nazi Germany, Steven Pressman, (electronic book)

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50 children : one ordinary American couple's extraordinary rescue mission into the heart of Nazi Germany
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50 children
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one ordinary American couple's extraordinary rescue mission into the heart of Nazi Germany
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Steven Pressman
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Based on the acclaimed HBO documentary, the astonishing true story of how one American couple transported fifty Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Austria to America in 1939--the single largest group of unaccompanied refugee children allowed into the United States--for readers of In the Garden of Beasts and A Train in Winter.In early 1939, America's rigid immigration laws made it virtually impossible for European Jews to seek safe haven in the United States. As deep-seated anti-Semitism and isolationism gripped much of the country, neither President Roosevelt nor Congress rallied to their aid.Yet one brave Jewish couple from Philadelphia refused to silently stand by. Risking their own safety, Gilbert Kraus, a successful lawyer, and his stylish wife, Eleanor, traveled to Nazi-controlled Vienna and Berlin to save fifty Jewish children. Steven Pressman brought the Kraus's rescue mission to life in his acclaimed HBO documentary, 50 Children...
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50 children : one ordinary American couple's extraordinary rescue mission into the heart of Nazi Germany, Steven Pressman, (electronic book)
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