World War II Resistance Heroine, Savior of Thousands, Dies at 98
Nancy Wake, who fled Australia to see the world at 16, ended up at the top of the Gestapo's most-wanted list for her leading role in the French resistance.
Oseola McCarty a cleaning lady who from working all her life accumulated great savings, donated to the University of Southern Mississippi $150,000 for a student scholarship program. “I want to help...
10 People Who Saved Jews During World War Two - Listverse
During World War Two, many individuals from many countries risked their lives to save various minorities, especially Jews, from the horrors of the
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Oskar Schindler (28 April 1908 – 9 October 1974) was an ethnic German industrialist born in Moravia. He is credited with saving over 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust by employing them in his enamelware and ammunitions factories, which were located in what is now Poland and the Czech Republic respectively.
Man's inhumanity to Man. Young Alan Turing (age 16) - founder of computer science, helped win World War II by decrypting the german coding machine Enigma. After the war he was tried in court for being gay, found guilty, forced to take castration pills, and then driven to commit suicide.
Andrée Geulen | Teachers Who Rescued Jews During the Holocaust | "Their Fate Will Be My Fate Too..."
Andrée Geulen. Belgium. The Belgian teacher who became the rescuer of hundreds of children ~ Link for her story of bravery.
Resistance, Jewish Organizations in France: 1940-1944
In terms of numbers, the proportion of Jewish women active in Jewish underground organizations in occupied France is impressive.
Mother Superior Alfonse
Portrait of Mother Superior Alfonse, who hid Jewish children from the Nazis in the Dominican Convent of Lubbeek near Hasselt. Yad Vashem recognized her as "Righteous Among the Nations." Belgium, wartime — US Holocaust Memorial Museum
What happened to forgotten papers of Nikola Tesla? | EEP
After Nikola Tesla died, there was a scramble by the United States government to find all of his papers notes and research before other foreign powers
SPY WEEK Famous Polish Spies - Krystyna Skarbek
Polish Greatness (Blog) is a unique online documentary about Polish history of World War II and so much more. Archival photos and video included.
Hannah Senesh was one of 37 Jews from Palestine who parachuted into Yugoslavia to save the Hungarian Jews who were about to be deported to Auschwitz. She was arrested at the Hungarian border, imprisoned, tortured, and eventually executed by a firing quad. Hannah never revealed the details of her mission. Her poem "Eli, Eli" is a very famous Hebrew song.