Corrie Ten Boom helped many Jews escape the Nazi Holocaust by hiding them in a secret room in her family's home. Eventually she was arrested and taken to concentration camps, including Ravensbruck. While imprisoned she held Bible studies using a small Bible she managed to sneak passed guards. After the war she aided Holocaust survivors, traveled as a public speaker to over sixty countries and wrote eight books. (Submitted by Michaela Jaros)
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On this day 6th July 1942 : Anne Frank and her family take refuge in a secret sealed-off area of an Amsterdam warehouse to escape being sent to Nazi concentration camps. In 1944 the Nazi Gestapo discovered the hiding place and the family was shipped off to a concentration camp, Anne Frank died in 1945 at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Germany of typhus.
"Corrie Ten Boom was a Dutch, Christian woman who survived being in the Holocaust Concentration camp. Corrie and Family helped many Jews escape the Nazi Holocaust during World War 2 by hiding them in their house. Her family was arrested due to an informant in 1944. Corrie and her sister Betsie were sent to Ravensbruck Concentration Camp where Corrie says she lived through being at the camp by having God’s Love and Hope in her heart! Her sister Betsie died there."
Wilhelm Adalbert Hosenfeld (2 May 1895 – 13 August 1952), originally a teacher, was a German Army officer who rose to the rank of Hauptmann by the end of the war. He helped to hide or rescue Jews in Nazi-occupied Poland, and is perhaps most remembered for helping Polish-Jewish pianist and composer Władysław Szpilman to survive, hidden, in the ruins of Warsaw during the last months of 1944. In June 2009 he was posthumously recognized as a Righteous among the Nations by Yad Vashem.