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The Resource 50 children : one ordinary American couple's extraordinary rescue mission into the heart of Nazi Germany, Steven Pressman, with an afterword by Paul Shapiro, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

50 children : one ordinary American couple's extraordinary rescue mission into the heart of Nazi Germany, Steven Pressman, with an afterword by Paul Shapiro, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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50 children : one ordinary American couple's extraordinary rescue mission into the heart of Nazi Germany
Title
50 children
Title remainder
one ordinary American couple's extraordinary rescue mission into the heart of Nazi Germany
Statement of responsibility
Steven Pressman, with an afterword by Paul Shapiro, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Title variation
Fifty children
Title variation remainder
one ordinary American couples extraordinary rescue mission into the heart of Nazi Germany
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Based on the acclaimed HBO documentary, the astonishing true story of how one American couple, Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus, transported fifty Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Austria to America in 1939 -- the single largest group of unaccompanied refugee children allowed into the United States during a time when deep-seated anti-Semitism and isolationism gripped much of the country
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Summary
Based on the HBO documentary of the same name, this remarkable true story of personal courage and heroism follows one Jewish-American couple as they, risking their own lives, travel to Nazi-controlled Vienna and Berlin to rescue 50 Jewish children
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10304642
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50 children (Television program)
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1955-
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Pressman, Steven
Dewey number
940.53/183509436
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Shapiro, Paul
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True
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  • Kraus, Gilbert
  • Kraus, Eleanor
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Children
  • Jewish children
  • Refugee children
  • Jewish refugees
Target audience
adult
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one ordinary American couple's extraordinary rescue mission into the heart of Nazi Germany
Label
50 children : one ordinary American couple's extraordinary rescue mission into the heart of Nazi Germany, Steven Pressman, with an afterword by Paul Shapiro, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
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Publication
Copyright
Note
illustrations on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [267]-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The plan -- The rescue -- New lives
Control code
20159214
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 296 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062237477
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn858355117
  • (OCoLC)858355117
Label
50 children : one ordinary American couple's extraordinary rescue mission into the heart of Nazi Germany, Steven Pressman, with an afterword by Paul Shapiro, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Publication
Copyright
Note
illustrations on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [267]-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The plan -- The rescue -- New lives
Control code
20159214
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 296 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062237477
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn858355117
  • (OCoLC)858355117

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