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  • Dutch Resistance Hero

    She felt it was her duty as a Christian.

  • A Village of Heroes

    All 117 inhabitants stepped up to save lives.

  • Ten Brave Belgians

    Father Hubert refused to tell the Germans anything, even under brutal interrogation.

  • The Heroic Nanny

    Antonina Gordey was a Russian nanny who saved a little Jewish girl by pretending she was her own illegitimate child.

  • Père Jacques

    Père (Father) Jacques was a Carmelite priest who took in Jewish refugees during the Holocaust and became a leader of the French Resistance, at the cost of his own life.

  • The Man Who Escaped From Auschwitz

    Witold Pilecki was a Polish Resistance fighter who smuggled himself into Auschwitz to verify and report on the atrocities happening there.

  • Killed For Giving A Condemned Woman A Sip Of Water

    Annette Epaud was a French woman who managed a popular cafe in La Rochelle. After the Germans invaded France in 1940, Annette contributed to the Resistance Movement by giving free meals to resisters.

  • The Ringmaster Who Saved Jews

    Adolf and Maria Althoff were German circus owners who put their own lives at risk to save a family of Jewish acrobats during the Holocaust.

  • The Christian Who Saved Jewish Children

    Premysl Pitter was a Czech Christian who cared for hundreds of orphaned Jewish children during and after the Holocaust.

  • The Young Priest Who Wouldn’t Baptize a Jewish Child

    Josefa risked her life to save the boy from the Nazis. After learning that his parents had been murdered, she wanted him baptized. The priest said no.

  • An Arab Holocaust Hero

    Dr. Mohamed Helmy was an Egyptian urologist in Berlin who saved a Jewish family during the Holocaust despite great risk to himself.

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