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When Courage Prevailed

The Rescue and Survival of Jews in the Independent State of Croatia 1941-1945
  • By Esther Gitman

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A historical study of the treatment of Jews in Yugoslavia after Nazi ideology was adopted, with an emphasis on the ways Jews survived and were rescued by those who put their own lives in great peril. When Courage Prevailed examines the ways Jews were rescued and survived in a country which the Ustase, with their roots in Yugoslavia's nationality conflicts and politics, adopted the Nazi ideology which emphasized that there could be no compromise in regard to the Jewish Question and the Final Solution: no Jews deserved rescue. Survival of Jews was complicated by Yugoslavia's dismemberment at the hands of the Axis Powers; Germany and Italy and its satellites and puppets. The Nazi propaganda machine advocated that Jews must be exterminated for the good of the Aryans which included the Volksdeutsche, (Yugoslav of German ancestry), the Croats and the Muslims. Those who dared to defy German commands suffered severe penalties.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9781557788948
    • Manufacturer: Lexham Pr
    • ISBN 13: 9781557788948
    • Publication Date: 03/01/2011
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Esther Gitman
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