Adolfo Kaminsky

Adolfo Kaminsky

A Forger's Life

Book - 2016
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Best-selling author Sarah Kaminsky takes readers through her father Adolfo Kaminsky's perilous and clandestine career as a real-life forger for the French Resistance, the FLN, and numerous other freedom movements of the twentieth century. Recruited as a young Jewish teenager for his knowledge of dyes, Kaminsky became the primary forger for the French Resistance during the Nazi occupation of Paris. Then, as a professional photographer, Kaminsky spent the next twenty-five years clandestinely producing thousands of counterfeit documents for immigrants, exiles, underground political operatives, and pacifists across the globe. Kaminsky kept his past cloaked in secrecy well into his eighties, until his daughter convinced him to share the details of the life-threatening work he did on behalf of people fighting for justice and peace throughout the world.
Publisher: Los Angeles :, Doppelhouse Press,, [2016]
Description: xvii, 232 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 22 cm
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780997003406
0997003405
Branch Call Number: 940.548644 Kam

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