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Defying the Nazis by Artemis Joukowsky

Defying the Nazis

  • Paperback $18.00

    Aug 29, 2017 | 272 Pages

  • Hardcover $25.95

    Sep 06, 2016 | 272 Pages

  • Ebook $15.99

    Sep 06, 2016

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Praise

“A clear, unpretentious volume that justly celebrates a couple who risked all for others.”
Kirkus Reviews

Defying the Nazis hooks you, catches you up in the narrative, and pulls you along by all the elements of great storytelling…It reads like a spy novel, but it’s all true.”
—Ken Burns

“This gripping tale of intrigue and courage, of love’s power and its loss, is both entertaining and inspiring. Heroes are often thought to be super-human. But Defying the Nazis proves that true heroes emerge not from the pages of comic books but the halls of everyday life. The common denominator is a stubborn faith in humanity and a conviction that the shape of history is ultimately in each of our hands.”
—William F. Schulz, president of the UUA, 1985–1993; executive director of Amnesty International USA, 1994–2006; and president of the UUSC, 2010–2016

Table Of Contents

Foreword by Ken Burns

Preface

CHAPTER ONE
The Eighteenth Choice

CHAPTER TWO
Learning the Ropes

CHAPTER THREE
Witnesses to History

CHAPTER FOUR
The Dying Republic

CHAPTER FIVE
Einmarsch—The Invasion of Czechoslovakia

CHAPTER SIX
Under the Swastika

CHAPTER SEVEN
Changing the Rules

CHAPTER EIGHT
Helping the Kulturträgers

CHAPTER NINE
Money Talks

CHAPTER TEN
Last Days in the Protectorate

CHAPTER ELEVEN
The First Choice

CHAPTER TWELVE
In Lisbon

CHAPTER THIRTEEN
Helping Hands

CHAPTER FOURTEEN
Reunion in Cerbère

CHAPTER FIFTEEN
Dividing Forces

CHAPTER SIXTEEN
The Emergency Rescue Committee

CHAPTER SEVENTEEN
The Milk Arrives

CHAPTER EIGHTEEN
Refugees’ Odyssey

CHAPTER NINETEEN
Escape from Marseille

CHAPTER TWENTY
The Children’s Journey

CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE
The Home Front

CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO
The Family

CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE
Back to Europe

CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR
A Run for Congress

CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE
Palestine

CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX
Civil Rights and Chicago

CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN
Divergent Paths

Epilogue

Rescue and Relief Organizations

Acknowledgments

Notes

Works Consulted

Index

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