How Poker And Cigars Helped Save Jews In The Philippines
Who could have imagined that cigars and poker would be the main ingredients in the recipe of rescue of Jews on the cusp of World War II? "Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust," tells the story of how the five Frieder brothers from Cincinnati, built a cigar empire in Manila and with the help of poker aficionados Col.
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Since: Oct 12
#1 Apr 19, 2013
I saw a documentary here in US, about this family that was caring enough to use someone in the foreign office, in order to move many jews outta danger, durng the beginning of WW II, and get them jobs at their cigar plant in Philippines......Amazing piece of history......Unfortunatly, later on..the japanese came and ate them all.......lol...sorry......
Quezon City, Philippines
#2 Apr 20, 2013
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