Advocates and Allies

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So Many Miracles

The story of poor Polish farmers who risked all they had to shelter a Jewish family during the Holocaust.

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Her Teacher and ‘Father’

A Russian schoolteacher saved the life of one of his Jewish students during the Holocaust by posing as her father.

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His Dear Parents

Rene and Marie Maussion were French millers with six children who rescued and sheltered a Jewish boy for three years, saving him from certain death at the hands of the Nazis.

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She Saved Many Jews, Including Her Future Husband

Elisabeta (Nicopoi) Strul was a Romanian woman who saved many Jews during the Holocaust, including the man she would later marry and with whom she would make aliyah (immigrate to Israel).

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Perfectly Natural to Help People in Mortal Danger

Gerda Valentiner was a Danish teacher who not only joined the Resistance against the Nazis, but rescued numerous Jewish children from death, helping them reach safety.

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His Humanity Was Pure and Uncontaminated

Lorenzo Perrone was an Italian bricklayer who, while working at Auschwitz concentration camp, saved the life of Primo Levi, the Jewish chemist, writer, and Holocaust survivor.

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When One Light Pierced the Darkness

A German Christian and schoolteacher, Abegg joined the Resistance against the Nazis and saved at least 80 Jews from certain death.

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Parting with a Heavy Heart

Lithuanian Gentile Julija Vitkauskiene and her son sheltered and saved the four-year-old daughter of their Jewish friends and neighbors.

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A Prescription for Rescue

Anna Igumnova was a Russian chemist who helped save Slovakian Jews from the Nazis during World War II.

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‘I Saw Unbelievable Things That I Could Not Support’

Karl Plagge was a member of the Nazi Party who disagreed with Germany's hatred of the Jews and who used his position of power to save more than 1,200 Jewish people during the Holocaust.

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A Pastor Who Protected Persecuted Jews

Jean Severin Lemaire was an evangelical pastor in France who, during World War II, risked his life and was sent to a concentration camp for helping Jews escape the Nazis.

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From Avraham to Achmet

Stanislaw and Regina Swida were a Polish couple who disguised and hid a young Jewish boy from the Nazis.

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Saving Willie

The story of Kazimiera Strzalka, a Polish Christian woman who saved a young Jewish boy from certain death at the hands of the Nazis.

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Kaj Munk – Pastor, Playwright, Martyr

Kaj Munk was a Lutheran pastor and playwright in Denmark who opposed - and was murdered by - the occupying Nazis during World War II.

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‘I Am Unable to Serve with Loyalty’

Jean Phillipe was a French police chief during World War II whose actions of resistance saved the lives of many Jews, and ultimately cost him his own.

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I Consider It an Honor to Save Jews’

Baptist villagers in what is now Ukraine helped save the lives of Jewish refugees during the Holocaust.

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Eighteen Months in a Haystack

This is the story of a Ukrainian farming couple who sheltered a Jewish family for a year and a half, saving them from certain death at the hands of the Nazis.

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A Lifetime of Saving Lives

Dr. Clara Ambrus saved countless Jews during the Holocaust, then dedicated the rest of her life to the world of medicine.

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We Don’t Do This Sort of Thing

Alida Bosshardt was a Dutch Christian and member of the Salvation Army who sheltered and cared for Jewish children during World War II, saving them from the Nazis.

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Let Everyone Remember Her Name

Maria Fedecka was a Polish social worker and member of the anti-Nazi resistance in Poland whose actions saved countless Jewish children and families during the Holocaust.

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It Required Extraordinary Courage to Act as He Did

Constantin Karadja was a Romanian diplomat whose courageous actions during World War II saved more than 51,000 Jews from deportation and extermination at the hands of the Nazis.

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