The Vatican Pimpernel: The Wartime Exploits of Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty

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Collins Press, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 212 pages
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During the German occupation of Rome from 1942 to 1944, Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty devoted his time and energy to running an escape organisation for Allied POWs and civilians. By the time the Allies entered Rome, he had saved over 6000 lives. Brian Fleming describes the life of the man who became known as 'the Pimpernel of the Vatican'.

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Contents

A Young Priest in the Vatican
14
The Germans Take Charge
30
Sam Derry
59
Copyright

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Brian Fleming is a former member of the Oireachtas and has been a teacher for many years. He is currently principal of Collinstown Park Community College. He lives in Dublin, Ireland.

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