Escape to Virginia

Escape to Virginia

From Nazi Germany to Thalhimer's Farm

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Arcadia Publishing
Jewish teenagers Eva and Töpper desperately searched for an escape from the stranglehold of 1930s Nazi Germany. They studied agriculture at the Gross Breesen Institute and hoped to secure visas to gain freedom from the tyranny around them. Richmond department store owner William B. Thalhimer created a safe haven on a rural Virginia farm where Eva and Töpper would find refuge. Discover the remarkable true story of two young German Jews who endured the emotional torture of their adolescence, journeyed to freedom and ultimately confronted the evil that could not destroy their spirit. Author Robert H. Gillette retells this harrowing narrative that is sure to inspire generations to come.

Baker
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Recounts two German Jewish teenagers journeys from 1930s Nazi Germany to Hyde Park Farm.

Publisher: Charleston, SC : Published by the History Press, 2015
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781626199125
1626199124
Branch Call Number: 975.5042 GIL
Characteristics: 252 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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