The Teenage Fighter Pilot

The Teenage Fighter Pilot

Lydia Litvyak was a Russian fighter pilot during World War II and the first female to shoot down an enemy plane.

The Princess Spy

The Princess Spy

Noor Inayat Khan was an Indian princess, devout Muslim, and Allied spy who sacrificed her life to fight the Nazi war machine.

The Nazi Killer

The Nazi Killer

Nancy Wake was a gutsy journalist from Australia who became a leader of the Allied resistance and killed a Nazi with her bare hands.

An Arab Holocaust Hero

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.

The Fourth Prime Minister Of Israel

The Fourth Prime Minister Of Israel

Golda Meir was the fourth prime minister of Israel, and a beloved leader of the Jewish people. Her greatest contribution, however, may have come earlier in her career.

The Blind Pioneer And His Very Special Dog

The Blind Pioneer And His Very Special Dog

Morris Frank was the first person to be partnered with a seeing eye dog, and a passionate activist whose work led to the widespread acceptance of guide dogs throughout the world.

Ambassador Of Laughter

Danny Kaye was a multi-talented entertainer and humanitarian who dedicated his life to brightening the lives of others.

The Gay Holocaust Hero

Willem Arondeus was a Dutch resistance fighter who gave his life trying to protect his Jewish countrymen from the Nazis. 

A Jewish Spy In Nazi Germany

Marthe Hoffnung Cohn is a French Jewish woman who worked as a spy in Nazi Germany, risking her life behind enemy lines to collect and deliver intelligence to the Allies.

The Chinese Diplomat

Ho Feng-Shan was a mild-mannered diplomat who saved thousands of Austrian Jews between 1938 and 1940.

Defender Of The Scottsboro Boys

Samuel Leibowitz was a criminal lawyer best known for defending the Scottsboro Boys, nine young African-Americans sentenced to death for a crime they did not commit. 

The Deaf Princess

Princess Alice was an unconventional royal who prioritized helping others over wealth and privilege.

The Muslim King Who Saved Jews

King Mohammed V of Morocco saved his country’s 250,000 Jews from persecution and death at the hands of France's pro-Nazi Vichy regime during the Holocaust. 

The Silent Hero

Marcel Marceau’s extraordinary talent for pantomime entertained audiences around the world for over sixty years. It also saved hundreds of Jewish children during the Holocaust.

The Movie Star Who Fought

Leslie Howard was a British actor best known for playing Ashley Wilkes in the 1939 blockbuster Gone with the Wind. His most important role, however, was off camera. And he gave his life for it.

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