1943 Pauline van Waasdijk with her Jewish hidden baby Marijke whose real name was Ruth. The Germans kept all the children ready for deportation in the crche. Pauline van Waasdijk and Hester van Lennep saved about 80 children.
Hannie Schaft, part of the Dutch resistance movement in WWII. She was arrested just 3 weeks before the end of the war. Her last words to her executioners, between the first and second bullets, were: "I shoot better than you." WOW via Joy Davis
John Withers, a black WW II veteran risked a dishonorable discharge and the loss of his academic career in order to hide and save two dying Jewish teens he liberated from the Dachau Concentration Camp - they were reunited decades later
Pregnant at Auschwitz — the story of Miriam Rosenthal
Boris III of Bulgaria was the only national leader in Europe to save his entire Jewish population during the Holocaust. Boris defied Hitler refusing multiple times to deliver his Jewish citizens beyond the borders of his kingdom.
The British hero who saved 669 Jewish children from the Holocaust celebrated his birthday with the news that he is to receive the Czech Republic’s highest honour. Sir Nicholas Winton ~ Rescued 669 Jewish children from the Nazi's/Holocaust