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Escaping with his Life

Nicholas Young

Jewish Book Week 2020

Sun 8 Mar
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Escaping with his Life

Nicholas Young

Jewish Book Week 2020

Nicholas Young speaker

Nicholas Young tells the inspirational war-time story of his father, Leslie. From Dunkirk to D-Day, he details his capture and escape in Italy, hiding in the Apennines where he was aided by two young Jewish partisans, who tragically died within sight of the Allied lines. Wounded, Major Young continued to fight his way through Germany.


Sir Nicholas Young, previously CEO of Macmillan Cancer Relief & the British Red Cross, is the chair of the Monte San Martino Trust, set up by former Prisoners of War in Italy. The trust receives the proceeds from the sale of his book.

Date & start time:Sun 8 Mar – 12pm
Venue:Limehouse Room
Price:Free event - no ticket required

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