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Escape from the Third Reich: The Harrowing True Story of the Largest Rescue Effort Inside Nazi Germany

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The Swedish Red Cross expedition to the German concentration camps in the spring of 1945 was the largest rescue effort inside Germany during World War 2. A well written and informative piece, the photographs give a brief insight into the white buses and how they saved many from death.

As the war was coming to an end, the final few weeks were very chaotic in Europe and as a result of this it is impossible to put a number on how many prisoners were liberated, a conservative estimate is that 17,000 were saved and transported to Sweden. Experience the city's amazing street art, city markets, café districts, artist quarters, multi-cultural neighborhoods, and much more. It also details Bernadotte's harrowing expedition to Ravensbruck concentration camp and his extraordinary negotiations with Heinrich Himmler the Reichsfuhrer-SS who was in charge of the German concentration camps.

They successfully engineered the release and transport of prisoners from concentration camps to a neutral country Sweden. At a time when the Nazis were hanging on desperately for survival and while chaos reigned in Germany, Count Folke Bernadotte, the Swedish Red Cross and the Danish government conducted negotiations with Heinrich Himmler. The reason I am giving this oddity 3 stars is not because of the quality of the acting or direction or writing - pretty dire at times on all 3 counts. It IS true that 20,000 Jews fled Europe mainly to Shanghai which had an established Jewish community as it was a very European place with British and French zones (sadly it was also invaded by Japan so many ended up in camps there; watch Empire of the Sun).

Normally I try to avoid a 1-5 star if I can just see what the movie tried to achieve, but this one is too horrendous, I can't even find words what I was watching, I love High Fliers Films (formally known as Scanbox entertainment), specially The Resistance, 1941 Ambush, Tournament of Death, Sacrifice, and Virtual Reality. What the rescuers found at the camps was beyond comprehension, with many dead and others so malnourished that they were well on their way to being next.Playback region 2: please note that all of our DVDs are region 2 and will not work outside of Europe unless you have a multi-region or compatible DVD player. With no time limit and the ability to pause and restart whenever you want, the game is flexible for your convenience. unbelievable, I can't find the words to describe, definitely deserves the 1 star credits, really god awful and no exscuse to exist. The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products. The story of the White Buses is one of the most extraordinary humanitarian efforts during the Second World War.

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