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An ambassador and a mensch : the story of a Turkish diplomat in Vichy France

Author: Arnold Reisman
Publisher: [Lexington, Ky.?] : Arnold Reisman, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Behiç Erkin. In 1942-43, in his capacity as the Turkish ambassador to Vichy France, Erkin was instrumental in rescuing numerous Jews of Turkish origin from the Nazi deportations. In August 1943 Erkin was recalled from France, but the Turkish embassy and consuls continued his work. Compares Turkey's pro-rescue stance to American and British indifference to the plight of the European Jews under Nazi  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Reisman, Arnold, 1934 August 2-
Ambassador and a mensch.
[Lexington, Ky.?] : Arnold Reisman, ©2010
(OCoLC)659368224
Named Person: Behiç Erkin; Behiç Erkin; Behic Erkin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arnold Reisman
ISBN: 9781450558129 1450558127
OCLC Number: 642695393
Description: xi, 308 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Story of a Turkish diplomat in Vichy France
Responsibility: Arnold Reisman.

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A biography of Behiç Erkin. In 1942-43, in his capacity as the Turkish ambassador to Vichy France, Erkin was instrumental in rescuing numerous Jews of Turkish origin from the Nazi deportations. In August 1943 Erkin was recalled from France, but the Turkish embassy and consuls continued his work. Compares Turkey's pro-rescue stance to American and British indifference to the plight of the European Jews under Nazi rule. Includes numerous documents and photographs.

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