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Raoul Wallenberg - widely celebrated for his successful efforts to rescue thousands of Jews in Nazi-occupied Hungary during the Holocaust

Raoul Wallenberg, Sweden's special envoy in Budapest between July and December Wallenberg issued protective passports and sheltered Jews in buildings designated as Swedish territory saving tens of thousands of lives.

Mr. Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat who saved thousands of Jews from the Nazis, disappeared near Budapest in 1945. He was probably killed by Soviet agents.

71 Years After He Vanished, Raoul Wallenberg Is Declared Dead

Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat who saved thousands of Jews from the Nazis, disappeared near Budapest in He was probably killed by Soviet agents.

Stefania Podgorska (right), pictured here with her younger sister Helena (left), helped Jews survive in German-occupied Poland. She supplied food to Jews in the Przemysl ghetto. Following the German destruction of the ghetto in 1943, she saved 13 Jews by hiding them in her attic. Przemysl, Poland, 1944.

10 WWII Heroes: Stefania and Helene Podgorska. These courageous young sisters (around 7 and saved 13 Jews by hiding them in their attic for over two years!

Known as the “British Schindler”, Sir Nicholas Winton was responsible for saving the lives of 669, most Jewish, children at the dawn of the Second World War. Winton organized for the transportation to and lodging in Britain of all 669. Many of these children’s families were killed in the Nazi death camps. Winton kept his humanitarian work secret for many years, and it wasn’t until his wife found ledgers, detailing his efforts, hidden in the attic in 1988, did the world learn about this hero.

Sir Nicholas Winton organized the rescue and passage to Britain of about 669 Jewish Czechoslovakian children destined for the Nazi death camps in an operation known as the Czech Kindertransport. After the war Winton didn’t tell anyone, not even his wife G

Oskar Schlinder....the German who saved many Jews

Oskar Schindler was an ethnic German industrialist, German spy, and member of the Nazi party who is credited with saving the lives of Jews during the Holocaust by employing them in his enamelware and ammunitions factories

Frank Foley was a British secret service agent estimated to have saved 10,000 Jews from the Holocaust in his role as passport control officer. Foley would bend the rules when stamping passports and issuing visas, to allow Jews to escape “legally” to Britain or Palestine, which was then controlled by the British. Sometimes he went further, going into internment camps to get Jews out, hiding them in his home, and helping them get forged passports. He died in 1958.

Frank Foley was a British secret service agent estimated to have saved Jews from the Holocaust. In his role as passport control officer he helped thousands of Jews escape from Nazi Germany.

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“You may not agree with a woman, but to criticize her appearance — as opposed to her ideas or actions — isn’t doing anyone any favors, least of all you. Insulting a woman’s looks when they have nothing to do with the issue at hand ~ Hillary Clinton

suit ca. 1880 via The Los Angeles County Museum of Art  Haven’t posted menswear in a while, so here you go: eye candy!

Potential coat for King Lear or Gloucester or Kent (before banished). 1880 Morning Coat and Vest Place: England Costume/clothing principle attire/upper body, Wool twill with wool braid trim

Henk Drogt (Hollandais, 1921-1944) - Policeman during WWII, he refused to round up Jews in Groningen and joined the dutch resistance, helping many Jews and allied pilots. He was arrested in August 1943 by the Nazis, and executed later (14th of April 1944)

Henk Drogt (Hollandais, - Policeman during WWII, he refused to round up Jews in Groningen and joined the dutch resistance, helping many Jews and allied pilots. He was arrested in August 1943 by the Nazis, and executed later of April

Raoul Wallenberg was a Swedish humanitarian who worked in Budapest, Hungary during World War II to rescue Jews from the Holocaust. Between July and December of 1944 he issued fake passports and housed several thousand Jews, saving an estimated 100,000 people from the Nazis. After the war, Wallenberg was captured and imprisoned by the Soviets, and died in prison in 1947...

Raoul Wallenberg, Swedish diplomat who saved thousands of Hungarian Jews in

Giorgio Perlasca (Como January 31, 1910 – August 15, 1992) was an Italian who posed as the Spanish consul-general to Hungary in the winter of 1944, and saved thousands of Jews from Nazi Germany and the Holocaust.

Giorgio Perlasca (Como January 1910 – August was an Italian who posed as the Spanish consul-general to Hungary in the winter of and saved thousands of Jews from Nazi Germany and the Holocaust.

Blessed Bernhard Lichtenberg was a martyr of the Second World War. Born in1875, he was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Berlin, Germany. He served in the Cathedral of Berlin and was an outspoken critic of the Nazis and their anti-Semitic campaign.    He organized protests outside concentration camps, led public prayers for the Jews, and filed co...

Until his arrest on 23 October Bernhard Lichtenberg continued to pray daily from his pulpit in the St Hedwig Cathedral for the both Jews and Jewish Christians as well as other victims of the Nazi regime.

Second Honorary American Citizen: Raoul Wallenberg (1912–1947), Swedish diplomat who rescued Jews in the holocaust, enacted on October 5, 1981, posthumously

Raoul Wallenberg, Swedish businessman, diplomat, and celebrated humanitarian, studied architecture (University of Michigan).

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