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A good place to hide : how one French community saved thousands of lives in World War II / Peter Grose.

Grose, Peter, 1941- (author.).

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  • 4 of 4 copies available at SC LENDS.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Anderson - Anderson Main Library 940.5336 Grose Peter (Text) 22960000985746 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Anderson - Lander Memorial Branch 940.5336 Grose Peter (Text) 22960000992650 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch 940.5318 GRO (Text) 0530005776402 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Florence - Main Library 940.5336 Grose (Text) 33172005773336 Adult Non-fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781605986920
  • Physical Description: xxviii, 323 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books LLC, 2015.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographic references (pages 322-323) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preparation. Pastors ; War ; Camps -- Refuge. Jews ; Fun ; Rebellion -- Occupation. Fresh blood ; Forgers ; Arrest ; Switzerland ; Smugglers ; Germans -- Resistance. Violence ; Invasion -- Liberation. Guns ; Victory -- Whatever happened to...? -- Appendix 1. Huguenots -- Appendix 2. The weapons of the spirit.
Summary, etc.:
This is the story of an isolated community in the upper reaches of the Loire Valley that conspired to save the lives of 3,500 Jews under the noses of the Germans and the soldiers of Vichy France. It is the story of a pacifist Protestant pastor who broke laws and defied orders to protect the lives of total strangers. It is the story of an eighteen-year-old Jewish boy from Nice who forged 5,000 sets of false identity papers to save other Jews and French Resistance fighters from the Nazi concentration camps. And it is the story of a community of good men and women who offered sanctuary, kindness, solidarity and hospitality to people in desperate need, knowing full well the consequences to themselves.
Subject: Jews > France > Le Chambon-sur-Lignon > History > 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 > Underground movements > France > Le Chambon-sur-Lignon.
World War, 1939-1945 > Jews > Rescue > France > Le Chambon-sur-Lignon.
Le Chambon-sur-Lignon (France) > History > 20th century.
Haute-Loire (France) > History > 20th century.

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