Hugh O'Flaherty

Hugh O'Flaherty

Hugh O'Flaherty was a priest who saved the lives of 6500 Allied soldiers and Jews during World War 2 by hiding them in farms, homes, and convents. He was a master at disguises and evaded capture by the Gestapo many times, earning him the nickname "Scarlet Pimpernel of the Vatican".

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