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Frank Foley was a British secret service agent estimated to have saved 10,000 Jews from the Holocaust. In his role as passport control officer he helped thousands of Jews escape from Nazi Germany. At the 1961 trial of former ranking Nazi Adolf Eichmann, he was described as a “Scarlet Pimpernel” for the way he risked his own life to save Jews. Sometimes he went into internment camps to get Jews out, hiding them in his home, and helping them get forged passports.

Frank Foley was a British secret service agent estimated to have saved Jews from the Holocaust. In his role as passport control officer he helped thousands of Jews escape from Nazi Germany.

"I am not ashamed of the court's verdict. On the contrary, I am proud to have saved the lives of hundreds of oppressed people. My assistance to Jews was rooted in my Christian world outlook… It was basically a question of saving human lives threatened with death. How could I then seriously consider bureaucratic schemes and calculations? " Paul Grüninger, Swiss border policeman who illegally allowed 3,600 desperate Jews entry to Switzerland. Lost his job and pension, died in poverty.

Paul Grueninger - "It was basically a question of saving human lives threatened with death. How could I then seriously consider bureaucratic schemes and calcu.

Wedding rings, Auschwitz Germania, 5 maggio 1945. Centinaia di migliaia di anelli nuziali requisiti dai soldati alle loro vittime. Le truppe americane trovarono migliaia anelli, orologi, pietre preziose, occhiali e capsule dentarie. Ma ai detenuti non venivano presi solo oro e gioielli. Ad Auschwitz, dopo la liberazione, vennero rinvenute 2 tonnellate di capelli (molte altre erano già stata inviate in Germania per parrucche, materassi, etc).

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On 24 Sept. 1944, 1st Lt. Mary Louise Hawkins was evacuating 24 patients from the fighting at Palau to Guadalcanal when the C-47 made a forced landing. During the landing, a propeller tore through the fuselage and severed the trachea of one patient. She made a suction tube from various items including the inflation tube from a Mae West. With this, she kept the man’s throat clear of blood for 19 hours. All of her patients survived. For her actions, she received the Distinguished Flying Cross.

On Sept. Mary Louise Hawkins was evacuating 24 patients from the fighting at Palau to Guadalcanal when the ran low on fuel. The pilot made a forced landing in a small clearing on Bellona Island. During the landing, a propeller tore,

Most Decorated Woman in US Military – (1907 to 2002) – Col. Ruby Bradley of the Army Nurse Corps was the most highly decorated army nurse, receiving 34 medals and citations of bravery for her military service during the Japanese and Korean War, on World War II. Her awards included Legion of Merit Medals, Bronze Stars, Presidential Emblems, WWII Victory Medal, U.N. Service Medal, and Florence Nightingale Medal.

After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Colonel Ruby Bradley was captured by the Japanese in the Philippines. After her capture, Bradley continued to work as a nurse in POW camps until She is the most-decorated woman in US military history.

Georg Ferdinand Duckwitz (September 29, 1904, Bremen – February 16, 1973) was a German attache who warned the Danish Jews about their intended deportation in 1943. It is estimated that he prevented the deportation of 95% of Denmark's Jews in the resulting rescue of the Danish Jews.

Georg Ferdinand Duckwitz was a German diplomatic attaché who warned the Danish Jews about their intended deportation in It is estimated that he prevented the transport and loss of of Denmark's Jews by facilitating their timely rescue.

Starting in October 1943, Marianne Cohen, a member of the French Resistance, smuggled groups of children to Switzerland until she was arrested in May 1944, with a group of 28 children. The Jewish members of the underground planned to rescue her but she refused, lest her escape endanger the children. The children were rescued, but Marianne Cohn was kidnapped by members of the special services from Lyon on July 3, 1944, severely tortured and murdered in Ville la Grand, near Annemasse.

Marianne Cohn, member of the Mouvement de la Jeunesse Sioniste and Jewish French resistant, also involved in the rescue of Jewish children and young people. In May, she was arrested along with 28 Jewish children under her care and interned.

"Orli Wald was a member of the German Resistance in Nazi Germany. She was arrested in 1936 and charged with high treason, whereupon she served four and a half years in a women's prison, followed by "protective custody" in Nazi concentration camps until 1945, when she escaped. She was a prisoner functionary in the infirmary at Auschwitz-Birkenau and because of her helpfulness to Jewish and other prisoners, was called the 'Angel of Auschwitz'."

Orli Wald was a member of the German Resistance in Nazi Germany. She was called the "Angel of Auschwitz".

The First Female Physician in Alabama

Halle Tanner Dillon Johnson, Alabama’s first female physician. Halle was a 24 year old widow raising a daughter when she decided to attend the Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania. She graduated.

Klara Hitler.  The mother of the most famous genocidal maniac the world has yet known, really doesn't belong on the same board as her son.  By all accounts, Klara was a mild, loving mother and wife who did all she could to make Adolf's early life as easy and carefree as possible.  In return, she seems to be one of the few people Hitler genuinely loved.  She died while Hitler was still in his teens, thereby saving herself the agony of watching his descent into madness and murder.

Klara Hitler, mother of Adolph Hitler was a kind and gentle soul, by all accounts. She died while he was still in his teens, thereby saving herself the agony of watching his descent into madness and murder.

The Chicago police labeled her “more dangerous than a thousand rioters.”  For almost 70 years, Lucy Parsons fought for the rights of the poor and disenfranchised in the face of an increasingly oppressive industrial economic system. Her radical activism challenged the racist and sexist sentiment in a time when it was assumed that women were biologically determined to stay at home barefoot and pregnant.

The Chicago police labeled her “more dangerous than a thousand rioters.” For almost 70 years, Lucy Parsons fought for the rights of the poor and disenfranchised in the face of an increasingly oppressive industrial economic system.

Corrie Ten Boom lived in Holland during World War II. Her family was part of the Dutch Resistance Movement that protected and aided the Jews during the Nazi oppression. Her life is one amazing stor…

Christ is Deeper Still

Corrie Ten Boom: Corrie Ten Boom is a glowing example. During World War II Corrie and her family rescued Jews from slaughter by hiding them in their house. The Ten Booms were betrayed, caught, and .

Giorgio Perlasca was an Italian who helped save thousands of Hungarian Jews from the Holocaust by issuing them fake passports to travel to neutral countries. He also personally sheltered thousands of Hungarian Jews while they were waiting for their passports. It is estimated he saved over 5,000 Jews from the Holocaust.

Giorgio Perlasca was an Italian who helped save thousands of Hungarian Jews by issuing them fake passports to travel to neutral countries. He also personally sheltered thousands of Jews while they were waiting for their passports.

Vintage Katherine Hepburn rocking high waisted pants

The High-Waisted Jeans Craze Is Coming and We Can't Stop It

Pushing the boundaries: The late Katharine Hepburn, pictured in the stage version of The Philadelphia Story in the Thirties, was an early pioneer of androgynous fashion.

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