A Forgotten Hero by Shelley Emling audiobook

A Forgotten Hero: Folke Bernadotte, the Swedish Humanitarian Who Rescued 30,000 People from the Nazis

By Shelley Emling
Read by Julian Elfer

Tantor Audio
6.46 Hours Unabridged
Format: CD (In Stock)
  • Regular Price: $39.99

    Special Price $31.99

    ISBN: 9781494537555

    Free shipping on orders over $35

    In Stock ● Ships in 1-2 days

In one of the most amazing rescues of WWII, the Swedish head of the Red Cross rescued more than 30,000 people from concentration camps in the last three months of the war. Folke Bernadotte did so by negotiating with the enemy—shaking hands with Heinrich Himmler, the head of the Gestapo. Time was of the essence, as Hitler had ordered the destruction of all camps and everyone in them. A Forgotten Hero chronicles Folke's life and extraordinary journey, from his family history and early years to saving thousands of lives during WWII and his untimely assassination in 1948. A straightforward and compelling narrative, A Forgotten Hero sheds light on this important and heroic historical figure.

Learn More

Summary

Summary

In one of the most amazing rescues of WWII, the Swedish head of the Red Cross rescued more than 30,000 people from concentration camps in the last three months of the war. Folke Bernadotte did so by negotiating with the enemy—shaking hands with Heinrich Himmler, the head of the Gestapo. Time was of the essence, as Hitler had ordered the destruction of all camps and everyone in them.

A Forgotten Hero chronicles Folke's life and extraordinary journey, from his family history and early years to saving thousands of lives during WWII and his untimely assassination in 1948. A straightforward and compelling narrative, A Forgotten Hero sheds light on this important and heroic historical figure.

Reviews

Reviews

Author

Author Bio: Shelley Emling

Author Bio: Shelley Emling

Titles by Author

Details

Details

Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 6.46
Audience: Adult
Language: English