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Holocaust 'hero' Sir Nicholas Winton dies aged 106 - BBC News

18 Righteous Holocaust Rescuers | Le Chaim (on the right)

18 Holocaust Rescuers: Their Movies and Memoirs

18 Righteous Holocaust Rescuers - movies, books, and brief introduction of each

The Bielski brothers,True Heroes! three Jewish brothers who saved 1200 Jews, by hiding in the forest for 2 years. Made into a film called ''Defiance'' starring Daniel Craig in 2010 #History #WWII

The Bielski brothers,True Heroes! three Jewish brothers who saved 1200 Jews, by hiding in the forest for 2 years. Made into a film called ''Defiance'' starring Daniel Craig in 2010 History WWII

A recent archeological dig has unearthed no less than two dozen skeletons of giant proportions near the ancient ruins of Rujm el-Hiri, located in the Golan Heights, a contested area claimed by both

A recent archeological dig has unearthed no less than two dozen skeletons of giant proportions near the ancient ruins of Rujm el-Hiri, located in the Golan Heights, a contested area claimed by both

Hero of the Day: Nicholas Winton saved 669 Jewish children from WWII. And he told no-one about it.

Sir Nicholas George Winton, MBE is a British humanitarian who organized the rescue of 669 mostly Jewish children from German-occupied Czechoslovakia on the eve of the Second World War, in an ope

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The 45 Most Badass Lines Ever Uttered in Real Life /// I feel like Ron Swanson was based off of Teddy Roosevelt.

Irena Sendlerowa: A phenomenal woman and member of Zegota, a secret organization dedicating to rescuing Polish Jews. She handed out money and clothes, and smuggled children to safety through sewers. She bribed her way out of execution and later was honored by the Polish government for "rescuing the most defenseless victims of Nazi ideology" (children) and was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.

Irena Sendler got permission to work in a Warsaw Ghetto as a plumber. She courageously smuggled babies in her tool box and carried larger children in a sack. She trained her dog to bark when Nazis were near. She saved 2500 children.

The soldier and the nurse from the D-Day kiss picture in Times Square

The Sailor and the nurse from the D-Day kiss picture in Times Square. Fun Fact- the sailor didn't come forward because he was married at the time of the kiss!

On 2 July 1942, most of the children of Lidice, a small village in what was then Czechoslovakia, were handed over to the Łódź Gestapo office. Those 82 children were then transported to the extermination camp at Chełmno 70 kilometers away. There they were gassed to death. This remarkable sculpture by by Marie Uchytilová commemorates them. Yet what had they (and their families) done to warrant such an end?

“ On 2 July most of the children of Lidice, a small village in what was then Czechoslovakia, were handed over to the Łódź Gestapo office. Those 82 children were then transported to the extermination camp at Chełmno 70 kilometers away.

Why Our Children Need to Be Taught The Real History of The World, Not The Politically Correct Version.

WW II - Just in case you aren't looking closely, that soldiers is pointing a gun at the back of the baby's head. (This might be one of the most terrible photos I've ever seen. Look at the expressions on the soldiers faces and imagine what happens next.

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