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"Helena Citrónová, a Slovakian Jew deported to Auschwitz in 1942, drew the attention of a SS guard named Franz Wunsch. Helena’s feelings for Wunsch, however, changed over time, especially when her sister and her sister’s children arrived at Auschwitz Birkenau. Helena learned that they were to be sent to the gas chamber and her SS admirer tried to help them."

Irena Sendler smuggled some 2,500 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.[5]

from Mail Online

The little ones that got away: Incredible stories of Jewish children who survived the Nazi holocaust

The little ones that got away: Incredible stories of Jewish children who survived the Nazi holocaust Heart-moving stories of 15 of these children are told for the first time Book, by Tina Huettl and Alexander Meschnig released in English. By ALLAN HALL. PUBLISHED: 23 March

from HubPages

'Never Forget - The Native American Genocides

I think this is interesting because the Holocaust is publicized so much but we tend to forget about how many were lost when the colonies were founded in American soil.

Lost Bird of Wounded Knee - A Lakota child survived the Wounded Knee massacre (29-12-1890) and was adopted by a prominent white couple... only to endure a life of racism, abuse and poverty. Her poignant story is told in "Lost Bird of Wounded Knee".

Andrée Geulen. Belgium. The Belgian teacher who became the rescuer of hundreds of children ~ Link for her story of bravery.

from ROMEDIA FOUNDATION

From the children’s home of the Church to the gas chambers of Auschwitz: The fate of Sinti orphans during the Nazi regime

dachau concentration camp | From the children’s home of the Church to the gas chambers of ...

from Le Chaim (on the right)

18 Holocaust Rescuers: Their Movies and Memoirs

18 Righteous Holocaust Rescuers | Le Chaim (on the right)

After the assassination attempt, Nina believed the Nazis would execute her. The Nazis detained the entire Stauffenberg family executed one of Claus' brother. Heinrich Himmler, the head of the SS, called for the entire family to be killed. Nina Schenk Gräfin von Stauffenberg was placed in solitary confinement. Her daughter says she was treated well and believes that thoughts of her 4 children and the unborn child in her womb kept her alive. That may also be why her guards were considerate.