The Resource A good place to hide : how one French community saved thousands of lives in World War II, Peter Grose

A good place to hide : how one French community saved thousands of lives in World War II, Peter Grose

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A good place to hide : how one French community saved thousands of lives in World War II
Title
A good place to hide
Title remainder
how one French community saved thousands of lives in World War II
Statement of responsibility
Peter Grose
Title variation
How one French community saved thousands of lives in World War II
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
They kept their heads down, they kept their mouths shut and they stuck together to offer sanctuary and shelter to over 3500 Jews in their small villages in the isolated upper reaches of the Loire. This is one of the great modern stories of unknown heroism and courage. This is the story of an isolated community in the upper reaches of the Loire Valley that conspired to save the lives of 3500 Jews under the noses of the Germans and the soldiers of Vichy France. It is the story of a pacifist Protestant pastor who broke laws and defied orders to protect the lives of total strangers. It is the story of an eighteen-year-old Jewish boy from Nice who forged 5000 sets of false identity papers to save other Jews and French Resistance fighters from the Nazi concentration camps. And it is the story of a community of good men and women who offered sanctuary, kindness, solidarity and hospitality to people in desperate need, knowing full well the consequences to themselves
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
ANL
Dewey number
940.5318309445
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
A good place to hide : how one French community saved thousands of lives in World War II, Peter Grose
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A good place to hide : how one French community saved thousands of lives in World War II, Peter Grose
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references: pages 322-323
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
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Content type code
  • txt
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  • rdacontent
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24 cm.
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Extent
xxviii, 323 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781742376141
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, photographs, 2 maps
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) SL1260906
  • (OCoLC)876367375
  • (AuCNLKIN)000052749849
  • (Nz)15393423

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