…you will find as you grow older that courage is the rarest of all qualities to be found in public life… circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power… Benjamin Disraeli


Men of vision : Anglo-Jewry’s aid to victims of the Nazi regime, 1933-1945    London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1998  0297842307 Amy Zahl Gottlieb World War, 1939-1945  Jews  Rescue Hardcover. 1st. ed. xiv, 258 p. ; 25 cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. Clean, tight and strong binding with clean dust jacket. No highlighting, underlining or marginalia in text.  VG/VG

Helped by the chance discovery in the late 1980s of files and documents, Amy Gottlieb has been able to tell for the first time the story of the greatest communal endeavour in the history of Anglo-Jewry-that of rescuing the victims of Nazi oppression-which succeeded in saving thousands of lives. This is the story of a remarkable group of men and women who responded with generosity, determination, and courage in an hour of great need.

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