The Vatican Pimpernel by Brian Fleming
The Wartime Exploits of Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty

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Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty is an unsung hero in his native Ireland. During the German occupation of Rome from 1942 to 1944, he ran an escape organization for Allied POWs and civilians, including Jews. He placed thousands in safety and was known as `the Pimpernel of the Vatican.' When the Allies entered Rome he had saved over 6,000 lives.

About Brian Fleming

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Brian Fleming is a former member of the Oireachtas and has been a teacher for many years. He is currently principal of Collinstown Park Community College. He lives in Dublin, Ireland.
Published December 31, 2008 by Collins Pr. 224 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Religion & Spirituality, Travel, Political & Social Sciences, War. Non-fiction

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