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  • Survival Series

    By Journal Staff

    October 31, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Thomas "Toivi" Blatt overpowered concentration camp guards during a mass escape by several hundred prisoners. Nechama Tec evaded Nazi detection by leading a double life, passing for three years as the daughter of Catholic Poles.

    Assuming a Christian identity saved Tec, but the...