The BBC's Robert Hall revisits a journey with three refugees which saved their lives 70 years ago. is carrying many of the now grown-up children he saved on a journey of remembrance as it retraces the orignal route to safety they took in the late
Irena Sendler got permission to work in a Warsaw Ghetto as a plumber. She courageously smuggled babies in her tool box and carried larger children in a sack. She trained her dog to bark when Nazis were near. She saved 2500 children.
raoul wallenberg, a swedish architect, rescued about jews in nazi occupied hungary by issuing protective passports and sheltering the jews in buildings designated as swedish territory . he died in a soviet prison in 1947
Sigrid Schultz - the dragon from Chicago ~ Sigrid Schultz, war correspondent for the Chicago Tribune, interviewed Hitler, reported on German-Russian non-aggression pact, wrote articles on German concentration camps. Self-Rescuing Princess Society
Arrival of refugees from the Czech border Wilson the railway station in Prague,
Father Pierre-Jean De Smet about 3 years before he travelled with the Bidwell-Bartleson Party in 1841. This was the first wagon train to California (although the emigrants would abandon their wagons before reaching their destination). For about half the journey, the emigrants joined forces with a Jesuit missionary party, which included Fathers De Smet, Mengarini, and Point
Hollywood leading lady Hedy Lamarr is said to have tipped the balance of WWII. The co-inventor of an early wireless form of communication; her invention allowed short-wave radio communications on the field.
Venerable Edel Quinn - lay person Died while she was Irish lay missionary. Young, delicate, and very ill, Edel worked tirelessly and bravely throughout Africa to start and encourage Legion of Mary groups.