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Author Moore, Bob, 1954-

Title Survivors : Jewish self-help and rescue in Nazi-occupied Western Europe / Bob Moore

Publ Info Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 CCE Main Collection  D804.6 .M66 2010    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Lincoln  D804.6 .M66 2010    AVAILABLE
 PC  D804.6 .M66 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  D804.6 .M66 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  D804.6 M66 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xv, 512 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits, facsimiles ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [459]-496) and index
Contents Escape in the first months. The chaos of May-June 1940 ; Diplomats as rescuers ; Vladimír Vocho ; Private enterprise ; Quakers, YMCA and the coordination committee -- Fleeing the captor : escape from France and the Low Countries. Pilots and prisoners of war ; Smugglers and new forms of contraband ; Dutch-Paris ; The Westerweel Group ; Escapee stories -- Swedish havens. Escape from Norway ; The icon of rescue : escape from Denmark -- Rescue and hiding in France. Jewish resistance and self-help ; The era of deportations ; Rescue in Paris and the occupied zone -- Survival in the Vichy zone. The Nîmes Committee and its operations ; The Quakers ; Le Chambon-sur-Lignon and other Protestant communities ; Dieulefit ; Protection in the Italian Zone ; "Other" Jews ; Conclusion : survival in France -- Jewish self-help in Belgium. The Jews of Belgium their Christian neighbours ; Jewish self-help ; Direct action : the twentieth convoy -- Non-Jewish rescuers in Belgium. Helping hands ; The Catholic Church ; Rescuers among the demi-monde ; A country divided -- The catastrophe of Dutch Jewry. Jewish community leadership ; Self-help and individual rescuers ; The first networks -- Too little, too late : organized resistance and rescue. Organized help ; Friesland and Groningen ; Overijssel and Drenthe ; Limburg ; The "Philips Jews" ; Conclusions -- Suffer the little children-. Children as a special case ; Saving Jewish children : France ; Saving Jewish children : Belgium -- At the eleventh hour : saving Jewish children in the Netherlands. Rescue networks : the role of student societies and illegal newspapers ; The crčche at the Schouwburg ; Widening participation : the networks in the provinces ; Finding homes ; The darker side of rescue -- Nazi rescuers and Jewish traitors. Nazis as rescuers ; Self-help : salvation through treason
LC subject Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Europe, Western
Holocaust survivors -- Europe, Western -- History -- 20th century
Jews -- Europe, Western -- History -- 20th century
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue
Direct action -- Europe, Western -- History -- 20th century
Passive resistance -- Europe, Western -- History -- 20th century
Escapes -- Europe, Western -- History -- 20th century
Hiding places -- Europe, Western -- History -- 20th century
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Europe, Western
ISBN 9780199208234 (hbk.)
0199208239 (hbk.)