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The escape line : how the ordinary heroes of Dutch-Paris resisted the Nazi occupation of western Europe / Megan Koreman.

Author/creator Koreman, Megan author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
Descriptionxiv, 410 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Introduction : the choice -- Escape to Switzerland -- The beginnings of Dutch-Paris -- Extending the line through Brussels -- Allies in Paris and Toulouse -- Over the mountains -- Catastrophe in Paris -- The Gestapo knocks -- Sociaalwerk in the chaos of war -- Waiting for news -- Conclusion : heroic decency.
Abstract "The Escape Line uses recently declassified archives to tell the story of how the Dutch-Paris formed and operated, and how it rescued thousands of people during the Second World War"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2017043662
ISBN0190662271 hardcover alkaline paper

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