Review: VISAS FOR LIFE by Yukiko Sugihara

visasMatt from Matt’s Book Blog recently reviewed Visas for Life by Yukiko Sugihara.  Here’s an excerpt:

Chiune Sugihara was the Japanese Consul General in Kaunas, Lithuania in 1939 and 1940. After World War II broke out, his office was inundated with requests for visas from thousands of Polish Jews that had to escape from Nazi-occupied Poland. With the aid of his wife Yukiko, the author of the memoir Visas for Life, Sugihara issued 2,000 transit visas and saved about 6,000 lives.

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