14 min

Thousands of False Identities 12 Years That Shook the World

From an office in Geneva, Switzerland, two friends—a Jewish businessman and the Salvadoran colonel who rescued him—manufactured thousands of false citizenship documents that protected Jews in Nazi-controlled Europe. This is the story of the largest Holocaust rescue you’ve never heard of.

Featuring Edna Friedberg, a historian at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum.

From an office in Geneva, Switzerland, two friends—a Jewish businessman and the Salvadoran colonel who rescued him—manufactured thousands of false citizenship documents that protected Jews in Nazi-controlled Europe. This is the story of the largest Holocaust rescue you’ve never heard of.

Featuring Edna Friedberg, a historian at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum.

14 min

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