Over the Highest Mountains: A Memoir of Unexpected Heroism in France During World War II Alice Resch Synnestvedt

ISBN: 9780964804265

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268 pages


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Over the Highest Mountains: A Memoir of Unexpected Heroism in France During World War II by Alice Resch Synnestvedt
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Heroism took many forms during the Holocaust. The ordinary decency of a few people - exhibited in the most difficult circumstances - was a flickering flame of light in a world of all-consuming darkness. This moving, almost exuberant memoir of oneMoreHeroism took many forms during the Holocaust. The ordinary decency of a few people - exhibited in the most difficult circumstances - was a flickering flame of light in a world of all-consuming darkness.

This moving, almost exuberant memoir of one Norwegian woman who worked with the Quakers from 1939 to 1945, gives us an outsiders glimpse into the transit camps and the deportation trains that was the world of the Jews in France during the Shoah. She guides us through the religious integrity and human solidarity that led her to side with victims, and not with their oppressors.



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