50 Children

50 Children by Steven Pressman
50 Children : one ordinary American couple's extraordinary rescue mission into the heart of Nazi Germany
by Steven Pressman is a powerful read.  It is an amazing true story of a couple who wouldn't give up when others said they would not be able to bring 50 Jewish children to the United States.  A Jewish lawyer, Gilbert Kraus and his wife Eleanor travel to Nazi-controlled Vienna to rescue the children.  Follow them as they travel between Vienna and Berlin to obtain the necessary paperwork, interview parents and their children and make the heart wrenching decisions of who will leave with them.  Some of the parents knew they may never see their child again, but wanted them to leave the horror of what may be in their future.

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