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Unlikely Heroes

DVD

114 minutes
Source: Amazon.com

Contrary to the view that Jews caught in the terror of Hitler's Europe were passive, this documentary film highlights relatively unknown Jewish men and women who exemplified the highest level of courage and human dignity during the most desperate days of the Holocaust. These acts of resistance and heroism are brought to life through rare film footage and photos from archives all over Europe.

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