THEIR BROTHERS' KEEPERS : THE CHRISTIAN HEROS AND HEROINES WHO HEPLED THE OPPRESSED ESCAPE THE NAZI TERROR.
Imprint: New York, Holocaust Library, 1978
Binding: Paper Wrappers
8vo. 224 pages. First edition. SUBJECT (S) : World War, 1939-1945 – Jews; Refugees, Jewish. NYU Holocaust scholar Samuel Abrahamson's copy, with his ownership stamp inside, and a gift plate on the inside cover from Victor Borge's Holocaust organization "Thanks to Scandinavia." CONTENTS: The heart of woman -- Battle of the badge -- France -- The low countries -- Italy: The reluctant ally -- Hungary: The unwilling satellite -- "We let God wait ten years" -- The unvanquished; Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Greece -- "For your freedom as well as ours!" -- Eastern Europe; The Ukrainians, The Lithuanians, Latvia and Estonia, Belorussia -- "We will not surrender the Jews!" -- Miracle of the Exodus -- Raoul Wallenberg: Hero of Budapest -- Felix Kersten and Folke Bernadotte. Friedman (1901-1960) was a Polish Jewish historian. He edited periodicals in Polish, Hebrew and Yiddish, and published textbooks for, and taught at, Hebrew schools. Immediately after WWII, he documented the destruction of Poland's Jews, and worked with Holocaust survivors in East Germany. Emigrating to the United States in 1948, he continued to work with Jewish cultural institutions in New York City, such as the Jewish Teachers' Institute, YIVO, and Yad Vashem. (EJ, 2007) Previous owner's name on flyleaf. Some underlining in introduction. Good + condition. (Holo2-11-20), HOLO2, HOLO5