The envoy : the epic rescue of the last Jews of Europe in the desperate closing months of World War II

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Call Number940.532 K41e
Dates[2010]; ©2010
Statement of ResponsibilityAlex Kershaw.
Creators & ContributorsKershaw, Alex (author)
Wallenberg, Raoul (subject)
Eichmann, Adolf (subject)
SummaryThe epic and heroic story of how Raoul Wallenberg out-dueled Adolph Eichmann and saved more than 100,000 Jews in Budapest from the Nazi death camps. —Publisher
ContentsPart One. The Final Solution
  • Wannsee
  • On the Run
  • Mauthausen
  • The Last Refuge
Part Two. Darkness at Noon
  • Escape from Auschwitz
  • The Cruelest Summer
  • The Swedish Pimpernel
  • The Majestic Hotel
  • Operation Panzerfaust
Part Three. Red Danube
  • The Arrow Cross
  • The Road to Hegyeshalom
  • Dinner with Eichmann
  • December 1944
  • The Inferno
Part Four. The Cold War
  • Liberation
  • The Fall
  • Lost Hero
  • Brave New Worlds
  • Going After the "Master"
  • The Wallenberg Mystery
  • The Last Survivors
Appendix: Losses of Hungarian Jews During World War II
Physical Description x, 294 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 23 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherCambridge, MA : Da Capo Press
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (pages 269–277) and index
RecognitionGifted in 2015 by Margaret B.