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The Envoy

The Epic Rescue of the Last Jews of Europe in the Desperate Closing Months of World War II
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The Envoy by Alex Kershaw
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In July 1944, thirty-two-year-old Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg arrived in Budapest on a mission to rescue the last Jews of Europe.Over the next six months, he repeatedly risked his life to save tens of thousands of Jews, defying mass murderer Adolf Eichmann and crazed Hungarian fascists while enduring one of the bloodiest sieges of World War II. Tragically, when Budapest was finally liberated, the Holocaust's greatest hero had disappeared into the Soviet gulag to this day, his exact fate is unknown.

Author Biography

Alex Kershaw is the author of seven books, including the widely acclaimed bestsellers The Bedford Boys, The Longest Winter, The Few, and Escape from the Deep. He lives in Massachusetts.
Release date NZ
October 25th, 2011
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Audience
  • General (US: Trade)
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
16 pages of b/w photos
Imprint
Da Capo Press Inc
Pages
336
Dimensions
154x227x19
ISBN-13
9780306820434
Product ID
10388777

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