Hidden children of the Holocaust: Belgian nuns and their daring rescue of young Jews from the Nazis

In Belgium in the summer of 1942, when the Nazis began the brutal roundup of Jewish families, parents searched desperately for safe havens for their children. This book tells the stories of children who found haven in Roman Catholic convents and orphanages, and of the women who sheltered them

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Vromen, Suzanne
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2008
In:Year: 2008
Reviews:Hidden Children of the Holocaust: Belgian Nuns and Their Daring Rescue of Young Jews from the Nazis (2009) (Crane, Richard Francis)
Hidden Children of the Holocaust: Belgian Nuns and Their Daring Rescue of Young Jews from the Nazis, Suzanne Vromen (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2010), xiii + 194 pp., hardback, 74.00, pbk., 17.95 (2012) (Einwohner, Rachel L.)
Further subjects:B Holocaust survivors ; Interviews
B Belgium ; History ; German occupation, 1940-1945
B World War, 1939-1945 Jews Rescue (Belgium)
B Jewish children in the Holocaust ; Belgium
B Christianity and antisemitism (Belgium) History 20th century
B Christianity and antisemitism ; Belgium ; History ; 20th century
B Hidden children (Holocaust) ; Belgium
B World War, 1939-1945 ; Jews ; Rescue ; Belgium
B Belgium History German occupation, 1940-1945
B Holocaust survivors Interviews
B Jewish children in the Holocaust (Belgium)
B Hidden children (Holocaust) (Belgium)
Online Access: Volltext (Resolving-System; OUP)
Parallel Edition:Print version: 9780195181289
Description
Summary:In Belgium in the summer of 1942, when the Nazis began the brutal roundup of Jewish families, parents searched desperately for safe havens for their children. This book tells the stories of children who found haven in Roman Catholic convents and orphanages, and of the women who sheltered them
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:0199870756
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181289.001.0001