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Beyond Hitler's grasp : the heroic rescue of Bulgaria's Jews

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Call Number949.77023 B22b
Dates©1998
Statement of ResponsibilityMichael Bar-Zohar.
Creators & ContributorsBar-Zohar, Michael (author)
SummaryChronicles the actions of "public and private individuals ... who independently risked their lives for the rights of others" and earned Bulgaria the distinction of being "the only Axis-aligned country not to deport its Jews." Despite the formation of a pro-Nazi government and their own version of the Nuremberg laws, "not one Bulgarian Jew ever left the country." —Book jacket
Contents
  1. Alarm
  2. The fox
  3. The law for the defense of the nation
  4. The commissar
  5. An order for deportation
  6. The lovers
  7. A Thracian nightmare
  8. Boxcars at the station
  9. An order from the highest place
  10. Trains
  11. Forty-three signatures
  12. The bluff
  13. The metropolitans
  14. Belev's devious plan
  15. Despair
  16. The king has vanished
  17. Belev's revenge
  18. The last effort
  19. The mysterious death of Boris III
  20. A body in a ditch
  21. The hour of reckoning
Physical Description xiii, 298 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherHolbrook, Massachusetts : Adams Media Corporation
EditionFirst Edition
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 269–287) and index
  • Maps on endpapers
RecognitionGifted in 2015 by the Isaac Waldman Jewish Public Library