TIL of Hugh O’Flaherty, a priest who saved the lives of 6500 Allied soldiers and Jews during WWII 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”. via /r/todayilearned


TIL of Hugh O’Flaherty, a priest who saved the lives of 6500 Allied soldiers and Jews during WWII 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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Submitted August 11, 2017 at 01:01PM by LegendaryVD
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