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Nicholas Winton and a refugee child. Nicholas Winton coordinated the Czech Kindertransport, saving 669 children from the Nazi regime.

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

Pre-WWII, the young nurse was assigned to one of the most infamous places – the Warsaw Ghetto. #history

The Nurse Who Saved Children From Nazis By Hiding Them In Coffins, WWII

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.

CATCHING ONE NAZI BECAME HIS LIFE

Catching One Nazi Became His Life

When McKay Smith went looking for his grandfather, he found demons.

"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".

Raoul Wallenberg, Swedish architect, businessman, diplomat, humanitarian. He rescued tens of thousands to one hundred thousand Jews in Nazi occupied Hungary by issuing protective passports and sheltering Jews in buildings designated as Swedish territory. He died in a Soviet prison in 1947. Monuments have been dedicated to and streets named after him.

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

Chicago Tribune War Correspondent Sigrid Schultz, seen here in her uniform.

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, 10-1938.

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

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

Raoul Wallenberg...Swediish Diplomat in Nazi-occupied Hungary who led an extensive and successful mission to save the lives of nearly 100,000 Hungarian Jews. His fate and ultimate death unknown to this day.

Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish Diplomat in Nazi-occupied Hungary who led an extensive and successful mission to save the lives of nearly Hungarian Jews. His fate and ultimate death unknown to this day.

One of the most beautiful actresses of the 20th Century: Hedy Lamarr,

Hedy Lamarr: Not Just a Pretty Face!

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.

A Booth Selling Czech Honey Liquor

A Booth Selling Czech Honey Liquor - I like the stacking of products to utilize the small space, and the hand painted signs

Americans at Sokol Physical Exercise Rally 1912 Prague Czech Republic

Americans at Sokol Physical Exercise Rally 1912 Prague Czech Exercises exercise

Swede Raoul Wallenberg in Budapest bravely and creatively saved tens of thousands of Jewish lives during the Holocaust, then disappeared into Soviet Russia never to been heard from again.

Swede Raoul Wallenberg in Budapest bravely and creatively saved tens of thousands of Jewish lives during the Holocaust, then disappeared into Soviet Russia never to been heard from again.

Venerable Edel Quinn - lay person (1907-1944) Died while she was 36, Irish lay missionary. Young, delicate, and very ill, Edel worked tirelessly and bravely throughout Africa to start and encourage Legion of Mary groups.

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.

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