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Assignment: rescue

Tells the story of American, Varian Fry, who went to France in 1940 in the guise of a refugee worker for the Y.M.C.A. but whose real mission was to get the Jewish artists, writers, musicians, scientists, professors, and politicians who had sought asylum in France out of the country before the Nazi round-up.

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  • "Tells the story of American, Varian Fry, who went to France in 1940 in the guise of a refugee worker for the Y.M.C.A. but whose real mission was to get the Jewish artists, writers, musicians, scientists, professors, and politicians who had sought asylum in France out of the country before the Nazi round-up."@en
  • "Marseilles, France...August, 1940 The Gestapo's blacklist was thousands of names long...How many people could he get out before Hitler sealed the frontiers? Varian Fry didn't know any more about being an undercover agent than what he'd seen in the movies. But, he was the one man who could get into Vichy France, where thousands of people had fled Hitler's Germany. Unless he could get them out, they'd be trapped-turned back to the concentration camps and death camps. An exciting, true story of World War II - Varian Fry describes the methods he used to get thousands of hunted men and women to safety."@en
  • "True story of World War II- Varian Fry describes the methods he used to get thousands of hunted men & women to safety before Hitler sealed the frontiers."
  • "Marseilles, France ... August, 1940 The Gestapo's blacklist was thousands of names long ... How many people could he get out before Hitler sealed the frontiers? Varian Fry didn't know any more about being an undercover agent than what he'd seen in the movies. But, he was the one man who could get into Vichy France, where thousands of people had fled Hitler's Germany. Unless he could get them out, they'd be trapped-turned back to the concentration camps and death camps. An exciting, true story of World War II - Varian Fry describes the methods he used to get thousands of hunted men and women to safety."@en
  • "In 1940, all Varian Fry knew about being a secret agent was what he'd seen in the movies. But soon he was undercover in France, smuggling people blacklisted by Hitler to freedom. Told in his own words, this is the exciting story of one man who had the courage to try to change history. - Publisher."@en
  • "The author describes how he managed to get thousands of hunted political refugees to safety despite the special challenges that World War II presented."

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  • "Personal narratives"
  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Juvenile works"
  • "Juvenile works"@en

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  • "Assignment: rescue"@en
  • "Assignment : rescue"@en
  • "Assignment: rescue : an autobiography"
  • "Assignment rescue"@en
  • "Assignment--rescue : an autobiography"@en
  • "Assignment--rescue : an autobiography"
  • "Assignment--rescue"@en
  • "Assignment: rescue"