Featured in Righteous Gentile
The Devoted Nanny – Antonina Gordey
She said the girl was her own illegitimate daughter.
Père Jacques, Resistance Leader
He made his school a refuge for Jews.
Escaped From Auschwitz – Witold Pilecki
His report on the atrocities reached the British high command.
She Sacrificed Her Life – Annette Epaud
Killed for giving a doomed woman a sip of water.
The Ringmaster Who Saved Jews – Adolf Althoff
They saved a family of Jewish acrobats.
The Christian Who Saved Jewish Children – Premysl Pitter
He brought orphans into his own home.
Brave Young Polish Priest – Karol Wojtyła
The future Pope wouldn’t baptize a Jewish child.
Arab Holocaust Hero – Dr. Mohamed Helmy
He risked his life to save a Jewish family.
The Lutheran Pastor Who Fought Hitler
Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a Lutheran pastor in Nazi Germany whose opposition to Hitler cost him his life.
Heroic Chinese Diplomat – Ho Feng-Shan
He saved thousands of Jewish refugees.
Muslim King Who Saved Jews – Mohammed V
He stood firm against the Nazis.
Brave Greek Leaders – Bishop Chrysostomos and Mayor Carrer
They burned the list of Jews.