Foley : the spy who saved 10,000 Jews

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Foley : the spy who saved 10,000 Jews
Call No: 355.343 S65f

Call Number355.343 S65f
Dates1999
Statement of ResponsibilityMichael Smith.
Creators & ContributorsSmith, Michael (author)
Foley, Frank (subject)
Summary"Frank Foley worked as Passport Control Officer in Berlin during the war and helped thousands of Jews to escape from Germany. At the 1961 trial of Adolf Eichmann he was described as a 'Scarlet Pimpernel', risking his own life to save Jews threatened with death by the Nazis. In fact, his post at the Passport Office was a front for his real role as MI6 head of station. Despite having no diplomatic immunity and being liable to arrest at any time, he went into the concentration camps to get Jews out, he hid them in his home and helped them to get forged passports. One Jewish aid worker estimated that he saved 'tens of thousands' of people from the Holocaust." —Publisher
Physical Description x, 358 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 24 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherLondon : Hodder & Stoughton
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (pages 345348) and index
RecognitionGifted by Norma Stringer