A Holocaust survivor, Rubin was just 15 years old when Allied forces freed him from a Nazi concentration camp, and he vowed to pay them back by moving to America and joining the U. He made good on that promise.
Irish doctor Robert Collis carrying child Holocaust survivor Zoltan Zinn-Collis, Bergen-Belsen After the war, Dr. Collis adopted 5 orphans from Belsen, including Zoltan and his sister. History, the Holocaust and WWII
Rabbi Moshe Hegerman, the Rabbi of Olkusz in Poland. Brought to the town square for execution, he asked to be allowed to say Kaddish for his slain brethren. The soldiers laughed while watching him pray and then killed him.
What he did was incredible. Maximilian Kolbe was a Polish Conventual Franciscan friar. Born January 1894 as Rajmund Kolbe, he was canonized as a saint by the Catholic Church in 1982 for taking a stranger’s place in the Auschwitz concentration camp.