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Ordinary heroes

the life and death of Chana Szenes, Israel"s national heroine

by Hay, Peter

  • 390 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Paragon House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hungary,
  • Palestine,
  • Hungary.
    • Subjects:
    • Senesh, Hannah, 1921-1944.,
    • Jews -- Palestine -- Biography.,
    • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Hungary.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Jewish resistance -- Hungary.,
    • Hungary -- Ethnic relations.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPeter Hay ; [preface by Simon Wiesenthal].
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCT1919.P38 S365 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination271 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages271
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2210365M
      ISBN 101557782768
      LC Control Number89032873
      OCLC/WorldCa19627737

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