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    • In Defiance of Hitler

    • The Secret Mission of Varian Fry
    • By: Carla Killough McClafferty
    • Narrated by: Paul Hecht
    • Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
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    On August 4, 1940, an unassuming American journalist named Varian Fry made his way to Marseilles, France, carrying in his pockets the names of approximately 200 artists and intellectuals - all enemies of the new Nazi regime. As a volunteer for the Emergency Rescue Committee, Fry’s mission was to help these refugees flee to safety, then return home two weeks later. As more and more people came to him for assistance, however, he realized the situation was far worse than anyone in America had suspected.

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