By Peter Grose
The untold tale of an remoted French neighborhood that banded jointly to provide sanctuary and take care of to over 3,500 Jews within the throes of worldwide conflict II
Nobody requested questions, not anyone demanded cash. Villagers lied, lined up, procrastinated and hid, yet most significantly they welcomed.
This is the tale of an remoted neighborhood within the top reaches of the Loire Valley that conspired to avoid wasting the lives of 3,500 Jews lower than the noses of the Germans and the warriors of Vichy France. it's the tale of a pacifist Protestant pastor who broke legislation and defied orders to guard the lives of overall strangers. it's the tale of an eighteen-year-old Jewish boy from great who cast 5,000 units of fake identification papers to avoid wasting different Jews and French Resistance combatants from the Nazi focus camps. And it's the tale of a group of excellent women and men who provided sanctuary, kindness, unity and hospitality to humans in determined desire, understanding complete good the implications to themselves.
Powerful and richly informed, A sturdy position to Hide speaks to the goodness and braveness of standard humans in notable circumstances.
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A Good Place to Hide: How One French Community Saved Thousands of Lives in World War II by Peter Grose