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Philip Fiszel Bialowitz MP (1929 - 2016)

Philip Bialowitz was the last Polish Jewish survivor of the Sobibor extermination camp. Philip was transported to Sobibor in April 1943 and was a resistance fighter. He quickly heard about his sister...

8/16/2016 8/16/2016

Ernst Strassmann, adopted MP (1897 - 1958)

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8/5/2016 8/5/2016

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10/27/2008 7/20/2016

Artur Samter, Dr. jur. et rer. pol. MP (1886 - 1943)

"Arthur"

Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Samter, Arthur Artur geboren am 08. Dezember 1886 in Posen (poln. Poznan) / - / Posen wohnhaft in Naumburg und Berlin (Steglitz) Inhaftier...

12/31/2012 6/6/2016

Helmut Wilhelm Hirsch MP (1916 - 1937)

"Helle"

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7/25/2014 5/26/2016

Dagobert Lubinski MP (1893 - 1943)

Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Lubinski, Dagobert geboren am 17. Juli 1893 in Breslau / - / Schlesien wohnhaft in Düsseldorf Inhaftierung: 01. März 1933 - ...

4/2/2016 4/2/2016

Gerhard Leo (1923 - 2009)

Gerhard Leo (* 8. Juni 1923 in Berlin; † 14. September 2009 ebenda) war ein deutscher Journalist und Kämpfer der französischen Résistance. Gerhard Leo stammt aus einer j&#...

5/2/2013 4/2/2016

Hermann Ohletz (1888 - 1956)

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2/7/2009 3/16/2016

Heinz Neumann MP (1902 - 1937)

Heinz Neumann (6 July 1902 – 26 November 1937) was a German politician from the Communist Party (KPD) and a journalist. He was a member of the Comintern, editor in chief of the party newspaper...

7/22/2011 2/21/2016

Lisette Babette* Gross MP (1898 - 1990)

nach 1933 Flucht mit ihrem Lebensgefährten Willi Münzenberg nach Paris; 1940 zeitweise im Internierungslager Gurs gefangen, gelang ihr die Flucht über Portugal nach Mexiko; 1947 R&...

11/9/2014 2/21/2016

Willi Münzenberg MP (1889 - 1940)

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2/21/2016 2/21/2016

Robert Serebrenik MP (1902 - 1965)

Congregation Ramath Orah has a unique legacy among Upper West Side synagogues. Founded in 1941 by Rabbi Dr. Robert Serebrenik, the synagogue’s original congregation was comprised of 61 refugees ...

8/22/2015 11/19/2015

Max Kahn MP (1892 - 1944)

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10/23/2014 11/19/2015

Harnack war ein Sohn des Literaturwissenschaftlers Otto Harnack und der Malerin Clara Harnack, geb. Reichau und ein Neffe des Theologen Adolf von Harnack. Er war der ältere Bruder des Regisseurs...

8/11/2013 7/20/2015

Juta Hartman (1922 - 2015)

"Yehudit"

Her heroism in the Warsaw Ghetto, in her own words: Movie #1 Movie #2 Movie #3 Text by her granddaughter Noy Ghetto Warshaw uprising - the untold story

5/9/2009 5/24/2015

Lygia Prestes MP (1913 - 2007)

Morre Lygia Prestes, grande combatente comunista 2 de outubro de 2007 Faleceu no dia 28 de setembro, na cidade do Rio de Janeiro, aos 94 anos, Lygia Prestes, irmã mais moça de Luiz Ca...

3/25/2012 5/24/2015

Leocádia Prestes MP (1874 - 1943)

Leocádia Felizardo Prestes nasceu no dia 11 de maio de 1874, em Porto Alegre, Estado do Rio Grande do Sul. Seu pai, Joaquim José Felizardo, abastado comerciante, foi um homem culto, de ...

3/22/2012 5/24/2015

Jan Karski MP (1914 - 2000)

Jan Karski , właściwie Jan Romuald Kozielewski, pseudonim Witold (ur. 24 czerwca 1914 w Łodzi, zm. 13 lipca 2000 w Waszyngtonie) – obywatel Polski i Stanów Zjednoczon...

5/8/2015 5/8/2015

Bronisław Stawarski (1903 - 1942)

Małżeństwo Stawarskich mieszkało w czasie okupacji niemieckiej w Sieniawie. Od lata 1941 r. do 23 grudnia 1942 r. w specjalnie przygotowanej kryjówce ukrywali zaprzyj...

12/4/2012 5/7/2015

Dirk Boonstra MP (1893 - 1944)

Dirk Boonstra was a police commander for the village of Grijpskerk in the Netherlands during World War II. It was for his actions here in refusing to carry out an order to round up the remaining Dutch ...

4/16/2015 4/16/2015

Gilberto Bosques Saldivar has never been the subject of a major motion picture by Steven Spielberg. American history books seldom, if ever, mention his name, and he does not have his own Wikipedia page...

11/26/2014 4/10/2015

Capitão Barros Basto MP (1887 - 1961)

"Abraham Israel Brandon Ben-Rosh"

Arthur Carlos de Barros Basto (Jewish name: Abraham Israel Ben-Rosh) (b.1887-d.1961), the Apostle of the Marranos who has become known as the Portuguese Dreyfus was a decorated Portuguese military offi...

7/11/2012 4/10/2015

Angelo Mordechai Donati MP (1885 - 1960)

Cavalier Angelo Donati (February 3, 1885 – December 30, 1960) was a Jewish Italian banker and philanthropist, and a diplomat of San Marino Republic in Paris. Donati was born in Modena. Himse...

12/18/2011 4/9/2015

Jean Pierre Bloch, sr MP (1905 - 1999)

Jean Pierre-Bloch (14 avril 1905 à Paris - 17 mars 1999 à Paris) est un homme politique socialiste, un résistant français de la Seconde Guerre mondiale et un militant ardent...

2/1/2015 2/10/2015

Eugen Nerdinger (1910 - 1991)

Eugen Nerdinger (* 26. Januar 1910 in Augsburg; † 8. August 1991 in Augsburg), war Schrift- und Buchgestalter, Gebrauchsgrafiker und Leiter der Augsburger Werkkunstschule. Als Sozialdemokrat geh...

1/26/2015 1/26/2015

Pfr. August Froehlich (1891 - 1942)

August Froehlich August Froehlich (26 January 1891 – 22 June 1942) was a German Roman Catholic priest. In his pastoral activity he opposed National Socialism. He stood up for rights of German ...

1/26/2015 1/26/2015

José Aboulker MP (1920 - 2009)

José Aboulker (5 March 1920 – 17 November 2009) was a member of the anti-Nazi resistance who co-founded a resistance network in Algiers in World War II and emerged as one of the main lead...

3/25/2013 1/25/2015

Erich Klausener Erich Klausener (January 25, 1885 – June 30, 1934) was a German Catholic politician who was murdered in the Night of the Long Knives as the Nazis purged their opponents. Born...

1/25/2015 1/25/2015

Helmuth Hübener MP (1925 - 1942)

Helmuth Günther Guddat Hübener, (8 January 1925 – 27 October 1942), was one of the youngest opponents of the Third Reich to be sentenced to death by the Volksgerichtshof and execut...

10/1/2014 10/5/2014

Moses was a member of the committee of sixteen rabbis involved in instigating the Warsaw Ghetto uprising.

3/27/2009 9/26/2014

Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty , AD (28 February 1898 – 30 October 1963) was an Irish Roman Catholic priest and senior official of the Roman Curia, and significant figure in Catholic resistance to Na...

9/20/2014 9/20/2014

Pastor André Trocmé MP (1901 - 1971)

André Trocmé and his wife Magda Trocmé (A.T., April 7, 1901 – June 5, 1971) (M.T., née Grilli di Cortona, November 2, 1901, Florence, Italy – October 10, 1996)...

8/23/2013 9/20/2014

Magda Elisa Larissa Trocmé MP (1901 - 1996)

André Trocmé and his wife Magda Trocmé (A.T., April 7, 1901 – June 5, 1971) (M.T., née Grilli di Cortona, November 2, 1901, Florence, Italy – October 10, 1996)...

9/15/2012 9/20/2014

Albert Göring MP (1895 - 1966)

Albert Günther Göring (9 March 1895 - 20 December 1966) was a German businessman, notable for helping Jews and dissidents survive in Germany in World War II. His older brother, Hermann G&...

1/26/2012 9/20/2014

Eduardo Propper de Callejon MP (1895 - c.1972)

"Eduardo Propper y de la Callejon"

Yad Vashem award Eduardo Propper de Callejón (1895–1972) was a Spanish diplomat who is mainly remembered for having facilitated the escape of thousands of Jews from occupied France duri...

1/28/2009 9/20/2014

Per* Johan Valentin Anger MP (1913 - 2002)

Per Anger in the Jewish Virtual Library. Per Johan Valentin Anger (7 December 1913 – 25 August 2002) was a Swedish diplomat. Anger was Raoul Wallenbergs co-worker at the Swedish legation in Bu...

7/21/2014 9/20/2014

Arno Lustiger MP (1924 - 2012)

Arno Lustiger (May 7, 1924 – May 15, 2012) was a German historian and author of Jewish origin. Lustiger made significant contributions to research and document the history of Jewish resistance u...

9/17/2014 9/17/2014

Primo Levi MP (1919 - 1987)

The International Primo Levi Studies Center Turin Primo Levi Center New York Primo Michele Levi (I31 July 1919 – 11 April 1987) was an Italian Jewish chemist and writer. He was the author ...

2/2/2011 7/6/2014

Olga Benario Prestes MP (1908 - 1942)

"Olga Benario"

Olga was born in Munich as Olga Gutmann Benário, to a Jewish family. Her father, Leo Benário, was a Social-Democrat lawyer, and her mother, Eugenie (Gutmann), was a member of Bavarian hig...

3/23/2012 6/10/2014

Herbert Baum MP (1912 - 1942)

See the book, Berlin Ghetto: Herbert Baum and the Anti-Fascist Resistance , by Eric Brothers. Herbert Baum (February 10, 1912 – June 11, 1942) was a Jewish member of the German resistance agai...

9/11/2010 6/9/2014

The Gaon from Warsaw Rabbi Menachem Ziemba MP (1883 - c.1943)

"רבי מנחם זעמבא", "Rabbi Menachem Zemba", "Rabbi Menachem Ziemba"

Rabbi Menachem Ziemba (1883–1943) מנחם זמבה was a distinguished pre-World War II Rabbi, known as a Talmudic genius and prodigy. He was gun...

4/26/2008 5/22/2014

Rabbi Dr. Abraham Klausner MP (1915 - 2007)

"Abe", "Abraham Klausner"

Abraham Judah Klausner (April 27, 1915 – June 28, 2007) was a Reform rabbi and United States Army captain and chaplain who became a “father figure” for the more than 30,000 emaciat...

2/19/2009 1/27/2014

Saly Mayer (1882 - 1950)

Hohenems Genealogy See complete family Saly Mayer , Swiss Jewish leader whose skilled negotiations during World War II saved the lives of 200,000 Hungarian Jews about to be deported by the Nazis to e...

12/18/2013 12/18/2013

Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist-Schmenzin (10 July 1922 – 8 March 2013) was a German Army officer in World War II, and later worked as a publisher. A member of the von Kleist family, his parents wer...

3/12/2013 11/18/2013

Ewald von Kleist-Schmenzin (22 March 1890 – 9 April 1945) was a lawyer, a conservative politician, opponent of Nazism and a member of the July 20 Plot to assassinate Hitler, for which he was e...

12/29/2012 11/18/2013

Święty Maksymilian Kolbe MP (1894 - 1941)

"Maksymilian Maria Kolbe"

Saint Maximilian Maria Kolbe , O.F.M. Conv., (Polish: Maksymilian Maria Kolbe [maksɨˌmilian ˌmarja ˈkɔlbɛ]; 8 January 1894 – 14 August 1941) was a Polis...

8/19/2013 11/13/2013

Pieternella Wilhelmina Van Rangelrooy MP (1912 - 2013)

"Nell"

Pieternella Wilhelmina Van Rangelrooy died in Melbourne aged 101. VAN RANGELROOY Pieternella Wilhelmina (Nell) Peacefully at the Mews Aged Care Camberwell on October 16, 2013. Loving wife of ...

11/13/2013 11/13/2013

Irena Sendlerowa MP (1910 - 2008)

3/23/2013 9/17/2013

Mildred Fish-Harnack (16 September 1902 – 16 February 1943) was an American-German literary historian, translator, and German Resistance fighter in Nazi Germany. Life in the United States Mi...

4/2/2010 8/11/2013

Telford Taylor (1908 - 1998)

Telford Taylor (February 24, 1908 – May 23, 1998) was an American lawyer best known for his role in the Counsel for the Prosecution at the Nuremberg Trials after World War II, his opposition t...

8/9/2013 8/9/2013

Rabbi Dr Solomon Schonfeld MP (1912 - 1984)

Rabbi Dr Solomon Schonfeld (February 21, 1912 - February 6, 1984) was a British rabbi who is heralded as one of the most remarkable, yet least known of the Holocaust heroes. Schonfeld studied at the ...

9/6/2007 7/17/2013

Harro Schulze-Boysen (1909 - 1942)

Heinz Harro Max Wilhelm Georg Schulze-Boysen (2 September 1909 – 22 December 1942) was a German officer, commentator, and German Resistance fighter against German dictator Adolf Hitler's Nazi ...

12/18/2012 7/16/2013

Libertas Schulze-Boysen (1913 - 1942)

Libertas Schulze-Boysen, born Libertas Viktoria Haas-Heye (November 20, 1913 in Paris – December 22, 1942 in Berlin-Plötzensee) was a German opponent of the Nazis who belonged to the ...

2/28/2011 7/16/2013

Marion Yorck von Wartenburg (1904 - 2007)

"Marion Yorck von Wartenburg"

Marion Gräfin Yorck von Wartenburg (June 14, 1904 – April 13, 2007) was a German jurist and judge. She was a resistance fighter against the Nazis and member of the Kreisau Circle. Yor...

7/15/2013 7/15/2013

Yorck von Wartenburg (1904 - 1944)

Peter Graf Yorck von Wartenburg (13 November 1904 – 8 August 1944) was a German jurist and a member of the German Resistance against Nazism. Biography Yorck was born in Klein-Öls ne...

7/15/2013 7/15/2013

Georg von Boeselager (1915 - 1944)

Georg Freiherr von Boeselager (25 August 1915 – 29 August 1944) was a German nobleman and an officer of the Wehrmacht, who ultimately reached the rank of Colonel (Oberst) of Cavalry. Along w...

5/30/2010 7/15/2013

Philipp von Boeselager (1917 - 2008)

Oberstleutnant Philipp Freiherr von Boeselager (6 September 1917 – 1 May 2008) was the second-to-last surviving member of the July 20 Plot, a conspiracy among high-ranking Wehrmacht officers t...

5/30/2010 7/15/2013

After successfully completing law studies and the first state law examination in Bavaria, Max Ulrich Graf von Drechsel decided to become a career military officer in 1934. Severely wounded in Afric...

6/24/2013 7/15/2013

Elisabeth Adelheid Hildegard von Thadden (29 July 1890 in Mohrungen, East Prussia, now Morąg, Poland – 8 September 1944 in Berlin, executed) was a German educator who founded a private ...

7/12/2013 7/12/2013

Henning von Tresckow (1901 - 1944)

Herrmann Karl Robert "Henning" von Tresckow (January 10, 1901 – July 21, 1944) was a Generalmajor in the German Wehrmacht who organized German resistance against Adolf Hitler. He attempted...

7/12/2013 7/12/2013

Adam von Trott zu Solz (9 August 1909 – 26 August 1944) was a German lawyer and diplomat who was involved in the conservative opposition to the Nazi regime, and who played a central part in th...

7/12/2013 7/12/2013

The Blessed Clemens August Graf von Galen (March 16, 1878 – March 22, 1946) was a German count, Bishop of Münster, and cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. Born into a venerable n...

2/4/2013 7/11/2013

Ulrich-Wilhelm Graf Schwerin von Schwanenfeld (21 December 1902 – 8 September 1944) was a German landowner, officer, and resistance fighter against the Nazi régime. Biography Coun...

9/13/2011 7/11/2013

Hans* Fritz Scholl (1918 - 1943)

Engish: Hans Scholl= Hans Fritz Scholl (22 September 1918 – 22 February 1943) was a founding member of the White Rose resistance movement in Nazi Germany. Scholl was born in Ingersheim (no...

5/15/2012 7/11/2013

Sophie Scholl (1921 - 1943)

English: Sophie Scholl= Sophia Magdalena Scholl (9 May 1921 – 22 February 1943) was a German student, active within the White Rose non-violent resistance group in Nazi Germany. She was...

5/15/2012 7/11/2013

Albrecht Georg Haushofer (7 January 1903, Munich - 23 April 1945 Berlin) was a German geographer, diplomat, author and opponent of Nazism. Albrecht Haushofer's father was the retired General and ...

2/7/2009 7/10/2013

Ernst* Wolf von Harnack (1888 - 1945)

Ernst Wolf Alexander Oskar Harnack (15 July 1888 – 5 March 1945), granted the title von Harnack in 1914, was an official of the Prussian provincial government, a German politician, and a Germa...

8/11/2011 7/10/2013

Karl Ludwig Freiherr von und zu Guttenberg (22 March 1902, Bad Neustadt an der Saale, Lower Franconia - 23/24 April 1945) The von Guttenberg family originates back to 1149 in Franconia (northern ...

3/2/2013 7/10/2013

Hans Bernd von Haeften (1905 - 1944)

Hans-Bernd August Gustav von Haeften (18 December 1905 – 15 August 1944) was a German jurist and member of the German Resistance against Adolf Hitler. Haeften was born in Berlin to Agnes (n&...

12/27/2010 7/10/2013

Hans von Dohnányi MP (1902 - 1945)

Hans von Dohnányi (1 January 1902 – 8 or 9 April 1945) was a German jurist, rescuer of Jews, and German resistance fighter against the Nazi régime. Early life Hans von Dohn&#...

10/29/2010 7/10/2013

Heinrich Burggraf und Graf zu Dohna-Schlobitten (15 October 1882 – 14 September 1944) was a German major general and resistance fighter in the July 20 Plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler at the...

3/1/2013 7/10/2013

Axel von dem Bussche-Streithorst MP (1919 - 1993)

"Axel von dem Bussche"

Axel Freiherr (Baron) von dem Bussche-Streithorst[1] (24 April 1919 - 26 January 1993), usually referred to as Axel von dem Bussche in English, was a German nobleman, professional Army officer and me...

1/13/2009 7/10/2013

Eduard Brücklmeier (1903 - 1944)

Eduard Brücklmeier was executed for his involvement in the July 20 plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler. Eduard Robert Wolfgang Brücklmeier (8 June 1903 – 20 October 1944) was a Ge...

8/24/2010 7/10/2013

Klaus Hans Martin Bonhoeffer MP (1901 - 1945)

Klaus Bonhoeffer (5 January 1901 – 23 April 1945) was a German jurist and resistance fighter against the Nazi régime who was executed after the July 1944 plot to kill Hitler. Klaus Bo...

4/18/2008 7/10/2013

Count Gottfried von Bismarck-Schönhausen (9 March 1901 – 14 September 1949) was a German politician and German Resistance figure. Born in Berlin, he was a grandson of the Chancellor O...

7/18/2009 7/10/2013

Freya von Moltke Anti-Nazi resister dies in Vermont at 98 The Associated Press NORWICH, Vt. - Freya von Moltke, a prominent member of the anti-Nazi resistance in World War II, has died at the a...

5/4/2009 7/10/2013

Helmuth James Graf von Moltke (11 March 1907 – 23 January 1945) was a German jurist who, as a draftee in the German Abwehr, acted to subvert German human-rights abuses of people in terri...

1/27/2010 7/10/2013

Vali Racz (1908 - 1997)

Vali Racz Hungarian Website Vali Racz English Website Deadly Carousel: A Singer's Story of the Second World War by Monica Porter Vali Rácz is a name which is probably unfamiliar to most ...

6/24/2013 6/24/2013

60 Minutes: Sir Nicholas Winton "Saving the Children" 1940 Czech Kindertransport , List of Children Heroes of the Holocaust ,  By Lyn Smith

6/22/2013 6/22/2013

Renée Levy MP (1906 - 1943)

Renée Lévy née le 25 septembre 1906 à Auxerre et guillotinée le 31 août 1943 à Cologne, est une résistante française inhumée dans l...

3/7/2013 3/7/2013

Willem Johan Kolff (1911 - 2006)

Willem Johan "Pim" Kolff (February 14, 1911 – February 11, 2009) was a pioneer of hemodialysis as well as in the field of artificial organs. Willem is a member of the Kolff family, an old Dutch ...

11/9/2011 11/23/2012

Information about Henry Morgenthau, Jr. from Wikipedia Henry Morgenthau, Jr. ( /ˈmɔrɡənθɔː/; May 11, 1891 – February 6, 1967) was the U.S. Secr...

7/12/2009 9/22/2012

Joseph Buttinger (1906 - 1992)

Joseph Buttinger (30 April 1906, Reichersbeuern, Germany – 4 March 1992, Queens, New York) was an Austrian politician and, after his immigration to the United States, an expert on East Asia....

8/28/2012 8/28/2012

Helen Muriel Gardiner (1901 - 1985)

Muriel Morris Gardiner Buttinger (November 23, 1901 – February 6, 1985) was an American psychoanalyst and psychiatrist. Early Life and career Gardiner was born on November 23, 1901...

8/28/2012 8/28/2012

9/21/2009 8/15/2012

Fritz Klaber MP (1904 - 1986)

"David ben Naftali"

The period of the Shoah is documented on the Dutch website of Jewish Amsterdam and Fritz his story can be found under Joods verzet (in Dutch)

9/20/2009 8/14/2012

Werner* Karl von Haeften (1908 - 1944)

Werner Karl von Haeften (9 October 1908 – 21 July 1944 was an Oberleutnant in the Wehrmacht, who took part in the military-based conspiracy against Adolf Hitler known as the July 20 Plot. He is ...

12/27/2010 8/12/2012

Witold Pilecki MP (1901 - 1948)

"Witold", "Tomek", "Romek", "Druh", "Tomasz Serafiński", "Roman Jezierski", "Leon Bryjak", "Jan Uznański", "Witold Smoliński", "Codename T-IV"

Witold Pilecki , ps. „Witold”, „Druh”; nazwiska konspiracyjne „Roman Jezierski”, „Tomasz Serafiński”, „Leon Bryjak”, „...

7/31/2012 7/31/2012

Jozef Zwonarz (deceased)

Jozef Zwonarz was a Polish mechanical engineer who lived in Lesko. In his own home, without the knowledge of his wife and five children, he hid Jaffa and Norris Wallach, her brother Pinkas and her si...

6/25/2012 6/25/2012

? Kudlatschek (deceased)

Kudlatschek was a Sudeten German, in charge of the motor pool of all the textile mills in Bialystok. He provided transport for a number of Jews in his own car, travelling to partisan territory, and t...

6/24/2012 6/24/2012

? Beneschek (deceased)

Beneschek was a Sudenten German and Communist, hiding in Bialystok from the Gestapo under a false identity. As manage of a textile mill situated on the border of the ghetto, he employed both Jews and P...

6/23/2012 6/23/2012

Mordecai Tenenbaum (deceased)

Leader of the Jewish Fighting Organisation in Bialystok. Source The Holocaust - Martin Gilbert, page 486

6/23/2012 6/23/2012

Mordechai Fraggi (b. - 1940)

More than 12,000 Greek Jews fought with distinction against the Italian advance from Salonica. One of those, Mordechai Fraggi,a Greek Jew and the Greek national hero, was killed in action. Source ...

4/8/2012 5/2/2012

Frumka Plotnicka (b. - 1943)

Chaika Grossman and Frumka Plotnicka were heroic girls. Frumka was discovered hiding in a cellar in August 1943. She died fighting, armed only with a handgun. Boldly they traveled back and forth from...

4/29/2012 4/29/2012

Dr. Elkhanan Elkes MP (1879 - 1944)

Dr Elchanan Elkes was a doctor, a leading Zionist , and appointed the Chairman of the Jewish Council in Kovno on 5 August 1941. One of the three lawyers who helped Dr Elkes in his work recalled, " Neve...

4/11/2012 4/11/2012

Israel Karp (b. - 1940)

Israel Karp was shot by the German military authorities in Bordeaux. His had been an individual act of resistance, one of the first of the war in occupied France. Karp had attacked a detachment of ...

4/8/2012 4/8/2012

Giorgio Perlasca MP (1910 - 1992)

Georgio Perlasca Fondazione Home Page - Italian Giorgio Perlasca (Como January 31, 1910 – August 15, 1992) was an Italian who posed as the Spanish consul-general to Hungary in the winter of 1944...

3/24/2012 3/24/2012

Carl Lutz MP (1895 - 1975)

Carl Lutz Home Page Carl Lutz (b. Walzenhausen, 30 March 1895; d. Berne,12 February 1975) was the Swiss Vice-Consul in Budapest, Hungary from 1942 until the end of World War II. He helped save tens o...

3/24/2012 3/24/2012

Selâhattin Ülkümen MP (1914 - 2003)

Selahattin Ülkümen (14 January 1914 in Antakya – 7 July 2003 in Istanbul) was a Turkish diplomat and consul in Rhodes during the Second World War, who assisted many local Jews to e...

3/24/2012 3/24/2012

William Warren Barbour (July 31, 1888 – November 22, 1943) was an American Republican Party politician who represented New Jersey in the United States Senate from 1931 to 1937 and again from 1...

1/23/2012 1/23/2012