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Published: 02 September 2010

528 Pages


ISBN: 9780199208234

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Chapter 1


Jewish Self-Help and Rescue in Nazi-Occupied Western Europe

Bob Moore

  • The first comprehensive study of Jewish survival in Nazi-occupied Western Europe
  • Helps explain just how over half the Jews of Western Europe managed to survive the Holocaust
  • Looks at all major ways in which Jews managed to survive, both through self-help and through the intervention of non-Jewish escape networks
  • Includes national case studies of France, Belgium and the Netherlands, highlighting how the very different conditions in these three countries materially affected the survival chances of their Jewish populations
  • Deals with the vexed questions of child rescue and also of those Jews who managed to survive through collaboration

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