The ambiguity of virtue : Gertrude van Tijn and the fate of the Dutch Jews /

Working with the Nazi-appointed Jewish Council in Amsterdam, Gertrude van Tijn helped many Jews escape. But she faced difficult moral choices. Some called her a heroine; others, a collaborator. Bernard Wasserstein's haunting narrative draws readers into this twilight world, to expose the terrib...

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Main Author: Wasserstein, Bernard
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2014.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Prologue
  • "Ruined woman"
  • Rebuilding lives
  • "Death ships"
  • Gertrude's war
  • Mission to Lisbon
  • Crisis of conscience
  • Help for the departing
  • Trading with the enemy
  • To the bitter end
  • Last exit from Amsterdam
  • Aftermath
  • A reckoning
  • Epilogue.