World War II

Dr. Tina Strobos (left)

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Dr. Tina Strobos – I Believe in Heroism

Dr. Tina Strobos was a Dutch physician who was named a Righteous Gentile for her heroic work during the Holocaust.

Jews escape from Nazi-occupied Denmark to Sweden

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A Miracle Tip-Off Saves Jewish Grandparents

Writing at the BBC, the grandson of Danish Jews tells how his grandparents escaped being rounded up and murdered by the Nazi regime.

Hannah Szenes

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Hannah’s Last Note

A writer and a fighter, poet and war hero Hannah Szenes recorded her thoughts right up until the Nazis murdered her.

Johanna Eck tree planting ceremony at Yad Vashem, 1977

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The Task That God Demands from Me

Johanna Eck was a German war widow who, during World War II, sheltered four victims of Nazi persecution, including two Jews.

The Bielski Brothers Spark a Jewish Resistance

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The Bielski Brothers Spark a Jewish Resistance

After experiencing the heartbreaking loss of their parents at the hands of the Germans in December 1941, three surviving brothers decided to take action.

Old photograph of Russian Chemist Anna Igumnova

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A Righteous Chemist

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

Boxers Jimmy Welsh and Benny Leonard

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The Jewish Boxers Who Helped FBI Fight the Nazis

An upcoming novel tells the true story of how the FBI recruited Jewish boxers in America to fight the Nazi scourge during World War II.

Chiune Sugihara

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He Who Saves One Life, Saves the Entire World

A Japanese diplomat during World War II, Chiune Sugihara issued visas to thousands of Jewish refugees in Lithuania, saving them from certain death at the hands of the Nazis.

A black and white photograph of Belgian Schoolteacher, Andrée Geulen

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‘What I Did Was Merely My Duty’

Andrée Geulen is a Belgian schoolteacher who hid hundreds of Jewish children from the Nazis, saving more than 30,000 from certain death during the Holocaust.

Mennonite Righteous Gentile Lois Gunden, 1942

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A Mennonite in Nazi-Occupied France

A Mennonite from the U.S. and a French teacher, Lois Gunden rescued many Jewish children in France during the Holocaust.

Righteous Gentiles Harmina and Henk Post

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Pastor Post and His Righteous Wife and Brothers

Righteous Gentiles Pastor Hendrik "Henk" Post and his wife Harmina worked to save Jewish people and stop the Nazis intent on murdering God's children.

Franceska Mann, Auschwitz victim and Jewish dancer from Poland

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The Dancer of Auschwitz

Franceska Mann was a Jewish dancer from Poland who sparked a resistance against the Nazis in 1943, losing her life, but standing up against evil.

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