In Defiance of Hitler The Secret Mission of Varian Fry

In Defiance of Hitler The Secret Mission of Varian Fry
When: February 26, 2015 9:50 AM to 11:15 AM
Where: Kendall, FL
Contact: Daniel Reed at dreed@gmjf.org
Status: Approved
Summary: A Holocaust Education Week Event

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American journalist Varion Fry was sent to Vichy France in 1940 by the Emergency Rescue Committee, a private American relief organization. During his 13 months there he ran a clandestine escape network which succeeded in rescuing 4,000 prominent Jews and non-Jews.. He is one of only three Americans to be awarded Yad Vashem’s Righteous Among the Nations honor.

Carla McClafferty is a freelance writer and speaker. She is the author of In Defiance of Hitler: The Secret Mission of Varion Fry as well as other non-fiction books about historical figures.

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Miami Dade College - Kendall Campus

Building 6 Room 6120

11011 SW 104th St.

Kendall, FL

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