In Defiance of Hitler The Secret Mission of Varian Fry
|When:||February 26, 2015 9:50 AM to 11:15 AM|
|Contact:||Daniel Reed at email@example.com|
|Summary:||A Holocaust Education Week Event|
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.
Miami Dade College - Kendall Campus
Building 6 Room 6120
11011 SW 104th St.
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