One summer’s night in 1946, over 1,000 European Jews waited silently on an Italian beach to board a secret ship. They had survived Auschwitz, hidden and fought in forests and endured death marches—now they were taking on the Royal Navy, running the British blockade of Palestine.
Join us in conversation with author Rosie Whitehouse to discuss her book and the history of 'The People On The Beach.'
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‘A remarkable story.’ — The Times
‘This is a story that needed telling and Rosie Whitehouse tells it with warmth, energy and empathy—the story of those who survived the greatest darkness, and dreamed of a new life in the light.’ — Jonathan Freedland, Guardian columnist