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.
Irena Sendler smuggled some Jewish children out of the Warsaw Ghetto and then provided them with false identity documents and with housing outside the Ghetto, saving those children during the Holocaust.
Among the few lucky ones, a Czech Jewish woman and her daughter after their release from a German slave labor camp at Kaunitz where they worked at an ammunition plant, liberated by the U. Army, photographed by Fred Ramage.
Irena Sendler Died 12 May 2008 (age Warsaw, Poland During WWII, Irena, got permission to work in the Warsaw ghetto, as a Plumbing/Sewer specialist. Irena smuggled infants out in the bottom of the tool box she carried.
Maximilian Kolbe was a Polish Conventual Franciscan friar. Born January 1894 as Rajmund Kolbe, canonized as a saint by the Catholic Church in 1982 for taking a stranger’s place in the Auschwitz concentration camp.
Wilhelm Hosenfeld May 1895 – 13 August was a German Army officer who rose to the rank of Hauptmann by the end of the war. He helped to hide or rescue several Poles, including Jews, in Nazi-occupied Poland. He died in Soviet captivity.
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.
Between 1933 and millions of children were displaced as a result of persecution by the Nazis and their collaborators. After World War II, relief agencies photographed some of the children who survived to help find their families.
Eugene Lazowski faked a typhus epidemic in his region of Poland during WWII to save hundreds from the concentration camps. (for every 1 person willing to do the wrong thing, there are 4 people that are there to do the right thing).