Scarlet Pimpernel of the Vatican

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Souvenir P., 1967 - World War, 1939-1945 - 184 pages
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Story of Monsignor Hugh J. O'Flaherty and his underground rescue operation that led thousands of Allied POW's to safety before the eyes of the Nazis.

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User Review  - Stsmurphy - LibraryThing

Another fantastic WWII book about how a Catholic church helped hide and save thousands of Jewish people, Allied POW's and others from the Nazis, The Scarlet and the Black is a tale full of riveting ... Read full review

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User Review  - 2wonderY - LibraryThing

An excellent recounting of resistance work during Nazi occupation of Rome. Centers around a marvelous character - Hugh O'Flaherty, fearless and audacious. Fleshes out some of the subsidiary roles merely noted in the Gregory Peck film based on the book. Better than fiction! Read full review


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The antiBritish youth
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