Features the online version of an exhibition hosted by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. from Apr. 11 to Oct. 14, 1997, that focused on Father Jacques de Jésus (1900-1945, born Lucien Bunel), a French Carmelite friar and headmaster of a boys' school, who hid several Jewish boys in his school in Avon, France, during the Jewish Holocaust (1939-1945). Discusses Father Jacques' imprisonment in several Nazi concentration camps and his subsequent death.
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