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The Heroic Nanny

The Heroic Nanny

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

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.

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 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.

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.

An Overdue Honor

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.

The Priest Detective

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. 

The Survivor Who Sought Revenge

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.

The Portugese Consul General

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.

A Mayor and a Bishop who Took a Stand

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.