Lest Innocent Blood Be Shed Author:Philip Hallie The Story of the Village of Le Chambon and How Goodness Happened There — During the most terrible years of World War II, when inhumanity and political insanity held most of the world in their grip and the Nazi domination of Europe seemed irrevocable and unchallenged, a miraculous event took place in a small Protestant town in southern France call... more »ed Le Chambon. There, quietly, peacefully, and in full view of the Vichy government and a nearby division of the Nazi SS, Le Chambon's villagers and their clergy organized to save thousands of Jewish children and adults from certain death.« less
The true story that is told in this book, is an extremely important and amazing story. If everyone in the world read this book, it is difficult to believe that the world would not be a better place. The writing is not as strong as the story, but the story is so compelling that the somewhat mixed but still good writing makes no difference. Read this book for your own good, and the good of humanity.