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

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The envoy : the epic rescue of the last Jews of Europe in the desperate closing months of World War II
Call No: 940.532 K41e

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.