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Author Rigg, Bryan Mark, 1971-

Title Rescued from the Reich : how one of Hitler's soldiers saved the Lubavitcher Rebbe / Bryan Mark Rigg ; foreword by Paula E. Hyman
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 284 pages) : illustrations
Contents The invasion -- The Lubavitchers and their Rebbe -- Poland under the Germans -- A plan takes shape -- The Nazi connection -- Bloch's secret mission -- The search begins -- A lawyer's work -- The Angel -- The escape route -- Flight -- Waiting in Riga -- Crossing a perilous ocean -- The Rebbe in America -- The fates of the rescuers
Summary Annotation Riggs tells the dramatic story of the rescue of a Jewish leader during World War II and the German-Jewish soldier who led the mission
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-269) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Schneersohn, Joseph Isaac, 1880-1950.
Habad -- Poland -- History -- 20th century.
Hasidim -- Poland -- Biography.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland.
Rabbis -- Poland -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue -- Poland -- Warsaw.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0300129726 (electronic bk.)
9780300129724 (electronic bk.)