Wallenberg: Missing Hero

Wallenberg: Missing Hero Review

A fearless young Swede whose efforts saved countless Hungarian Jews from certain death at the hands of Adolf Eichmann, Raoul Wallenberg was one of the true heroes to emerge during the Nazi occupation of Europe....

Title:Wallenberg: Missing Hero
Edition Language:English

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  • Bou

    Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat, may have saved up to more than 100.000 Hungarian Jews from the claws of the Nazi's. The story is placed against the background of the political events during the ...

  • Lewis Weinstein

    My wife and I were in Budapest some years ago and I read Kati Marton's book while living where Wallenberg had been. We stayed in an old building on the street where roundups had occurred, perhaps even...

  • Kate

    I had heard of Raoul Wallenberg referenced in other book about the last year before the fall of Germany in books about Hungary. I had placed this book on my 'to read' list. It was a very moving accoun...

  • Claudia Moscovici

    A Holocaust hero in Hungary: The courage of Raoul Wallenberg The Talmud states: “Whoever destroys a soul, it is as if he destroyed the whole world. And whoever saves a life, it is as if he saved the...

  • Evelyn

    If only Goodreads allowed 1/2 stars...this book justly deserves 4.5 stars.Originally written in the 1980s when the author, and likely much of world opinion, still held out hope of wresting Raoul Walle...

  • Richard

    In 1944, as the war was winding down in Europe, Raoul Wallenberg, a Swede, was sent to Budapest Hungary to do what he could to save the lives of the Jews living in that city. He is credited with savin...

  • Jennifer Mangler

    I've only ever known bits and pieces about Wallenberg, so I very much appreciate the fuller picture I now have of him thanks to this book. What he accomplished is simply amazing, and how the world fai...

  • Edwin Martin

    The writing is not what makes this a great read. The facts of this man's life are what is amazing. The way he used his diplomatic position and ability to "read" people to his advantage in dealing with...

  • Eugenea Pollock

    The only reason that I did not rate this book "5" is because the digital version is riddled with annoying, inexplicable odd letter/number inclusions. So I recommend reading a physical copy of this. Th...

  • Mary L.

    How could we the people let this happen to such a wonderful man? It was an incredible story but very depressing. This truly shows how evil can sometimes get the upper hand just because good men do not...