The Forgers: The Forgotten Story of the Holocaust’s Most Audacious Rescue Operat by Roger Moorhouse


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Between 1940 and 1943, a group of Polish diplomats in Switzerland engaged in a wholly remarkable – and until now, completely unknown – humanitarian operation. In concert with Jewish activists, they masterminded a systematic programme of forging passports and identity documents for Latin American countries, which were then smuggled into German-occupied Europe to save the lives of thousands of Jews facing extermination in the Holocaust. ‘The Forgers’ tells this extraordinary story.

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