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Hardcover The Surgeon and the Shepherd: Two Resistance Heroes in Vichy France Book

ISBN: 0803235739

ISBN13: 9780803235731

The Surgeon and the Shepherd: Two Resistance Heroes in Vichy France

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Of the thousands of people who escaped through the Pyrenees during World War II, at least one hundred owe their lives to a daring scheme that Belgian Charles Schepens masterminded in Mendive, a remote Basque village near the French-Spanish border. The story of this near-miraculous resistance effort, an epic undertaking carried out in plain view of the Nazis, is recounted in full for the first time in The Surgeon and the Shepherd , an incredible, true...

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Th Surgeon and the Shepard

The interaction of the local French working with a brave person combined to make this story of individual bravery inspiring. The unoccupied area of France during the first part of the Second World War provided opportunity for some to resist against Nazi oppression. It took those who were willing to take risks for the benefit of others that provides the satisfaction of the read.
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