Advocates and Allies
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.
Gertrud Luckner was a Christian social worker who devoted herself to saving Jews and fighting Nazism during World War II - for which she was imprisoned in a concentration camp - and building bridges between Christians and Jews once the war ended.
Hein Korpershoek, a 17-year-old Dutch boy, saved a 3-year-old Jewish girl from deportation and death by stealing her away from the Nazis who held her.
The story of Jozo Jagodic is one of a Croatian doctor who hid Jewish patients and made up false diagnoses in order to save lives.
Irena Sendler was a Polish nurse who worked with Poland's underground during World War II, saving more than 2,500 Jewish children from the Nazis.
Andrée Geulen was a Belgian schoolteacher who hid hundreds of Jewish children from the Nazis.
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