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Righteous Gentile John Bierman

Righteous Gentile

John Bierman

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ISBN : 9780140061161
Paperback
240 pages
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The biography of a Swedish diplomat during World War II, who risked his life daily as he provided Swedish passports & papers to thousands of Jewish refugees in Budapest.Half a century after he disappeared into the Soviet prison system, the fateMoreThe biography of a Swedish diplomat during World War II, who risked his life daily as he provided Swedish passports & papers to thousands of Jewish refugees in Budapest.Half a century after he disappeared into the Soviet prison system, the fate of Raoul Wallenberg--who saved thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust--remains a mystery. Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, KGB files were opened, but the Wallenberg file had been destroyed, thereby eliminating any evidence to support the Kremlins claim that Wallenberg died in prison in 1947. Bierman concludes that we may never know the truth. Photos.