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Sir Nicholas Winton Who Saved 669 Childr

During The Holocaust Had No Idea They Were Seated Around Him on Live TV Sir Nicholas Winton who organised the rescue and passage to Britain of about 669 mostly Jewish Czechoslovakian children destined for the Nazi death camps before World War II in an operation known as the Czech Kindertransport.

A new database holds the faces of the guards who oversaw the atrocities at Auschwitz

A new database holds the faces of the guards who oversaw the atrocities at Auschwitz Following the invasion of Poland by Germany in September 1939, construction began on a complex of camps to house thousands of Polish political prisoners — Auschwitz.The first prisoners began to arrive in the spring of 1940.

A buried box of photos reveals a Jewish photographer's chronicle of life in the Lodz Ghetto

A buried box of photos reveals a Jewish photographer's chronicle of life in the Lodz Ghetto When Nazi Germany invaded Poland in 1939, they created walled-off ghettos in the larger cities to concentrate and imprison the Jewish residents.Henryk Ross worked as a news and sports photographer in the city of Lodz.