Antonina Gordey was a Russian nanny who saved a little Jewish girl by pretending she was her own illegitimate child.
Noor Inayat Khan was an Indian princess, devout Muslim, and Allied spy who sacrificed her life to fight the Nazi war machine.
Sophie Scholl was a German college student and political activist who bravely fought the Nazi propaganda machine at the cost of her young life.
Dr. Mohamed Helmy was an Egyptian urologist in Berlin who saved a Jewish family during the Holocaust despite great risk to himself.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a Lutheran pastor in Nazi Germany whose opposition to Hitler cost him his life.
Willem Arondeus was a Dutch resistance fighter who gave his life trying to protect his Jewish countrymen from the Nazis.
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.
Ho Feng-Shan was a mild-mannered diplomat who saved thousands of Austrian Jews between 1938 and 1940.
Princess Alice was an unconventional royal who prioritized helping others over wealth and privilege.
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.
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.
Hermann Goering was Hitler’s right-hand man and the founder of the Gestapo. Albert Goering was his younger brother. While his maniacal sibling was killing Jews, Albert worked tirelessly to save them.
Tibor Rubin was a Hungarian Holocaust survivor and Korean War hero who received the Medal of Honor 55 years late because his sergeant was an anti-Semite.
Patrick Desbois is a Roman Catholic priest from France who has dedicated his life to fighting anti-Semitism and ensuring the Holocaust is never forgotten.
Martin Greenfield was a teenage prisoner at the notorious Buchenwald concentration camp who vowed to survive so he could return and kill the woman who had treated him so cruelly.
Aristides De Sousa Mendes, Portugal’s consul-general in Bordeaux when Germany invaded France, saved 30,000 people by providing Portuguese visas against the orders of his superiors.
When World War II broke out, there were 275 Jews living on the Greek island of Zakinthos. The island's Mayor and Bishop risked their own lives to make sure the Jews were safe.