The Search for Major Plagge : The Nazi Who Saved Jews (Paperback)

Author: Good, Michael

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Part detective story, part personal quest, Michael Good's book is the story of the German commander of a Lithuanian work camp who saved hundreds of Jewish lives in the Vilna ghetto?including the life of Good's mother, Pearl. After five years of research?interviewing survivors, assembling a team that could work to open German files untouched for fifty years, following every lead he could, Good was able to uncover the amazing tale of one man's remarkable courage. And in April 2005 Karl Plagge joined Oskar Schindler and 380 other Germans as a ?Righteous among Nations, ? honored by the State of Israel for protecting and saving Jewish lives during the Holocaust. This expanded edition features new photographs and a new epilogue on the impact of the discovery of Karl Plagge?especially the story of 83-year-old Alfons von Deschwanden, who, after fifty years of silence, came forward as a veteran of Plagge's unit. His testimo

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Publisher Fordham Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780823224418
SKU 202710428
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0823224414
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0271
Publisher Fordham University Press
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