When Angels Fooled the World: Rescuers of Jews in Wartime Hungary

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In the years of Nazi occupation of Hungary, Hungarian Jews referred to their Gentile rescuers as "angels" these seemingly ordinary men and women could hardly explain their actions. "I did what I had to do almost unconsciously," said Lutheran Pastor Gabor Sztehlos. Scrawny Mr. Kanalas, a disreputable janitor, could chase away Nazi thugs without hesitation where did such behavior come from and why? Erzesebet David was a weak and indecisive woman where did she find the will to forge Christian birth certificates? Charles ...

When Angels Fooled the World: Rescuers of Jews in Wartime Hungary 2003, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299188405

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