Chetta Chevalier

Critical node in Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty's "Rome Escape Line" network operating in the Vatican during World War II.

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Hugh O'Flaherty

Irish Catholic priest and senior official of the Roman Curia, and a significant figure in Catholic resistance to Nazism.

Irish Catholic priest and senior official of the Roman Curia, and a significant figure in Catholic resistance to Nazism.

Memorial to Monsignor O'Flaherty located in Killarney, Ireland.
Mural of Monsignor O'Flaherty in Killarney, Ireland

Another person who contributed significantly to this operation was the Maltese-born widow Chetta Chevalier who hid some refugees in her house with her children, and escaped detection.