Improbable Heroes is the true story of how Jews were saved by extraordinary acts of bravery by ordinary Italians and the clergy. The vain and often delusional Mussolini sought to ingratiate himself with Hitler by adopting Germany's anti-Semitic programs and laws. Following the Italian leader's overthrow and a German takeover of Italy, some Jewish leaders worked feverishly with the Catholic clergy and partisans to hide, disguise and spirit Jews out of the harm's way. Catholic and Jewish artisans counterfeited false papers, ...

Improbable Heroes 2005, Authorhouse, Bloomington IN

ISBN-13: 9781420868388

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