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A quiet courage : Per Anger, Wallenberg's co-liberator of Hungarian Jews

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A quiet courage : Per Anger, Wallenberg's co-liberator of Hungarian Jews
Call No: 940.532 A58q

Call Number940.532 A58q
Dates[1997]; ©1997
Statement of ResponsibilityElizabeth R. Skoglund.
Creators & ContributorsSkoglund, Elizabeth (author)
Lantos, Tom (contributor)
Tilleman, Annette (contributor)
Anger, Per (subject)
Wallenberg, Raoul (subject)
Summary"1944. The Russians are advancing on Budapest. The Nazis, in a last desperate attempt to destroy Hungarian Jewry, have sent Adolf Eichmann to round up as many Jews as possible for the gas chambers of Auschwitz. It is a time of chaos and terror. Two Swedish diplomats with their colleagues in the Swedish legation decide that they must act to save as many as possible. One of them, Raoul Wallenberg, was to vanish after the war into Soviet Russia... The other, Per Anger, was to be his partner in the great rescue effort... Per Anger's determination and heroism were to be repeated twelve years later, in 1956, when he came to the aid of Hungarians fleeing another oppressor—Soviet communism." —Book jacket
ContentsForeword / Congressman Tom and Annette Lantos
  1. One Man Can Make a Difference
  2. Preparation for Conflict
  3. Inside the Swedish Legation
  4. Rescuer
  5. One Man's Imprint for Evil
  6. Battlefield of Wits
  7. Mr. Ambassador
  8. Man with a Message
Physical Description 187 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherGrand Rapids, MI : Baker Books
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (pages 179–181) and index
RecognitionGifted in 2019 by Stuart Michelson